Ready to respond: Boeing Field ARFF, neighbors train to deliver water to airfield emergencies

Crossposted from The Centerline 

With any fire emergency, firefighters are first to rush to the scene. The No. 1 tool they need is water to extinguish the flames – and at the airport they need plenty of it. 

That’s why last month at King County International Airport/Boeing Field, King County Sheriff’s Office Aircraft Rescue Firefighting (ARFF) unit conducted water-supply training exercises, and we invited our neighbors. 

We hosted Seattle, Tukwila and The Boeing Company Fire Departments over multiple practice sessions – organized by our own Deputy Seth Grant with ARFF – in which firefighters delivered large volumes of water from hydrants to incident scenes throughout the airfield.

Read more at The Centerline