Release: December 1999
Edition Quantity: 3,000
Massport Fire Rescue maintains (3) three emergency response facilities at
Boston-Logan International Airport. Fire Headquarters is a 50,000 square foot,
10 apparatus bay station with direct access to both the secure airfield and
public street side. Station 2 is a (2) two bay station located on the opposite
side of the airfield and public street side of the airfield to provide optimum
response times to all areas of the runway system. The third facility is the
Marine Unit, located in the Jeffrey's Point section of Boston's inner harbor.
Here the 6,000GPM Fireboat 'MV Howard W. Fitzpatrick' and the departments fast
rescue boats stand ready to respond.
There are 86 uniformed men and women sworn to respond to emergencies and protect
the 25 million passengers that travel through Boston Logan each year. The
department responds to approximately 3,4000 emergency calls annually. The calls
are from a variety of categories including aircraft, medical aid, structural,
vehicle accidents, marine response, hazardous materials and mutual aid.
Boston-Logan International Airport is a FAA Certificated 'Index E' airport with
5 runways and situated on 2400 acres of land in East Boston Massachusetts and is
surrounded on 3 sides by the Boston Harbor. It is owned and operated by the
Massachusetts Port Authority which also operates the Hanscom Field in Bedford
Massachusetts along with a number of Maritime Facilities on Boston Harbor.
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