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.