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Dubai Airports celebrates ‘frontline heroes’ on International Firefighters Day

Posted 5 May 2020 · Add Comment

Dubai Airports has this week highlighted the crucial role of the Airport Fire Services in supporting the smooth operation and growth of its airports by providing a safe airport environment.

 

As operator of Dubai International (DXB) and Dubai World Central (DWC), Dubai Airports has one of the largest Airport Fire Service in the world. Consisting of more than 420 highly trained personnel, the AFS delivers a 24/7 emergency response capability across DXB, DWC and the Emirates Flight Training Academy at DWC.

 

The eight operational teams are aided with the latest in firefighting technology including a fleet of 19 Major Foam Vehicles, two incident command vehicles, six specialist vehicles, five structural firefighting vehicles and 12 support vehicles. The AFS recently added six Rosenbauer vehicles that possess the latest aircraft firefighting technology, advanced driver operations and safety controls, with the ability to deal with all types of incidents.

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