The mission of Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) is to respond in a timely manner to aircraft incidents, to rescue affected occupants, and to mitigate aircraft emergencies.
It is accomplished through the use of professionally trained ARFF Responders. This includes airport based ARFF, as well as any responders designated in the Airport's Emergency Plan (mutual aid), equipped with appropriate resources of firefighting agent, vehicles, and equipment.
The Waukegan National Airport, which is operated by the Waukegan Port District, services over 50,000 total flights per year and is the second busiest airport in Illinois for international arrivals.
2020 Rosenbauer Panther 6x6
Pump, Extinguishing agents and capacities:
2100 GPM Pump Pump and Roll capability 625/1250 GPM Roof Turret 500 GPM Bumper Turret 3140 gallons of water 420 gallons of AFFF 3% Foam 500 lbs. of Purple K dry chemical agent
700 HP Volvo Diesel Top Speed 75 mph Overall length 39' 3" Overall Height 12' 2" Dry weight 47,710 lbs