Fire & Rescue at Washington Dulles International Airport

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EMS

 

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located in Chantilly, VA on 12,000 acres of land and is twenty-six miles from downtown Washington, DC.

The Fire & Rescue Department provides emergency services at Washington Dulles International Airport.  There are 84 uniformed personnel assigned to three shifts.  Personnel provide a wide range of services including:  aircraft rescue and firefighting, structural firefighting, emergency medical services-both basic and advanced life support, and hazardous materials response.  Three fire stations serve the airport:

  • Fire Station 302 is the south side station.  Apparatus includes foam units, medic units, a tower ladder, twin agent units, specialized apparatus and the shift commander. 
  • Fire Station 303 is the north side structural station.  Apparatus includes engines, a medic unit and the EMS supervisor.  
  • Fire Station 304 is the north side ARFF station and houses foam units.