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Orlando International Airport Fire Department

The primary purpose and mission of Orlando International Airport Fire Rescue (OIAFR) is to provide fire and EMS services at the Orlando International Airport (MCO).  The Fire Rescue Department has 82 personnel with 7 administrative staff and 75 combat positions.  Combat personnel are trained to respond to:

  • Structural fires
  • Aircraft emergencies
  • Medical emergencies (Advanced Life Support)
  • Fuel spills
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Hazardous materials spills
  • High angle rescue incidents
  • Confined space incidents
  • Active shooter type incidents

OIAFR runs over 5,600 calls annually within its jurisdiction responding from three fire stations.  To maintain their level of readiness, the department is involved in continuous training programs year round which includes an FAA required, tri-annual, aircraft emergency with a minimum of 100 passengers.  The Fire Rescue Department consists of four divisions: administration, operations, training, and fire prevention.  Mutual aid assistance from the Orlando Fire Department, Orange County Fire Rescue, and Osceola Fire Rescue is available for large incidents at the airport.  Most of the incidents at MCO are quickly mitigated by Fire/Rescue personnel.  The men and women of Orlando International Airport Fire Rescue are trained and ready to respond in order to protect the visitors and employees at MCO.



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