Rocky Mountain ARFF Drill
The Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport held several ARFF Drills on May 24th, 2023 that was designed to test the preparedness and response plans of the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Fire (ARFF), North Metro Fire Rescue District, RMMA Personnel, Broomfield Dispatch, Jeffcom Dispatch, and the RMMA (FAA) Air Traffic Control Tower. The Drill also tested communication systems that are used during aircraft accidents. The scenarios started with a King Air that had an engine issue on departure and an Alert 2 was initiated. An emergency landing was set-up for one of the runways and after the aircraft lands an Alert 3 was initiated with smoke and fire seen from the tower. Crews arrived on scene with smoke and fire showing and pulled a line in for fire attack. Crews also used the drill for familiarization of the SCBA and tools that are on the rigs.
Units on Scene:
Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport ARFF: ARFF 55 & ARFF 56
North Metro: ARFF 65 & Reserve ARFF 65