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Hyannis, Massachusetts

 


Runway 6/24 (NE/SW)
5425' x 150'

Runway 15/33 (SE/NW)
5252' x 150'

Hyannis Airport Tower
119.5
Hyannis Airport Ground
121.9

Civilian Municipal Airport
ARFF by Airport Personnel
and
Hyannis Fire Department

About Airport


Photo of BMA
 


The new Operations Building at Barnstable Municipal Airport
was constructed on the East side of the airport in 1998.
ARFF occupies two bays in the facility which also houses
snow removal and other maintenance equipment.


ARFF Station at Barnstable Airport


Crash apparatus coming out the north side of the Operations building.


Airport 1 (820) and Airport 2 (816) in the station.


Barnstable Municipal Airport Crash Truck 820
is a 1992 Emergency One Titan III ARFF Truck
with 1250 gpm pump, 1500 gallons, 200 AFFF, and
450 lbs of PKP (Purple K dry chemical).


Airport crews must train frequently.  A major drill involving area fire / rescue
departments is conducted every year or two.


Airport 820 at Hyannis

 
Truck 820 - 1992 Emergency One Titan


Truck 820


This vehicle, Airport 2 (816) is a 1999 Ford F450
Rapid Intervention Vehicle with 100 gallons of
Pre-Mix AFFF and 450 Lbs of PKP.


Airport 2 (816) showing the foam and chemical tanks.


Truck 816


The newest Crash Truck at Barnstable Municipal Airport, Hyannis was delivered in March 2006.
It was built by Emergency One in Florida.  The Titan HPR 4x4 vehicle has a 1500 gpm pump
1500 gallon tank, carries 200 gallons of AFFF foam and has a 500 lb PKP dry chemical system.
It has (2) turrets, a large generator, lighting, a hydraulic jaws tool, and infared vision.








Protecting Barnstable Municipal Airport 2006
 

 


The Airport Tower at Hyannis




Barnstable Municipal Airport Crash 817 responds to a simulated crash drill
in October 2009.





Truck 820 responding to training fire.


Truck 820 during a training drill.


Hyannis Fire Department Engine 2 (822) purchased in 1992 is an Emergency One
1250 gpm / 1000 gallon engine with a 60 gallon AFFF foam tank and pump & roll
capability through the foam turret on the cab.  This is first due to the airport from
the fire department.


Hyannis Engine 822



Hyannis Engine 822 operating at training drill.


Hyannis Engine 822 at drill.


Hyannis E-822 at drill Oct 2009















 

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