Passengers and flight crews traveling into or out of the Shreveport Regional Airport can take comfort in knowing in the event of an aviation emergency, the Aviation Task Force crews of the Shreveport Fire Department are only seconds away. Trained to meet Federal Aviation Administration and National Fire Protection Association standards, the 63 member task force is always prepared to respond to an aircraft incident.
The crews are stationed at the ARFF (Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting) Station which is located in the exact middle of the airport. The crews utilize three aircraft rescue and fire fighting apparatus and an EMS quick response vehicle. These huge, all-terrain vehicles are equipped with water, foam, chemicals, and rescue tools that would be used in the event of an aircraft emergency. Learn more about the task force's equipment and vehicles.