The Modesto Fire Department (MFD) works with the surrounding fire agencies and the Stanislaus County
Department of Environmental Resources to provide a hazardous materials response team. All MFD members of
this team are certified at the Hazardous Materials Specialist level. The Training Division arranges for this
training by bringing in qualified instructors to the Regional Fire Training Center or by sending the members
to off site classes as needed. All other companies are trained to the hazardous Material First Responder
level. This training is provided through the Training Division and instruction given by the members of the
Haz Mat team. The City of Modesto's Haz Mat team is housed at
How do I dispose of old flammable liquids, paints or antifreeze?
Household Hazardous Waste Collection at (209) 525-6789.
They are located at 1710 Morgan Road, Modesto.