Safety First: Airport Authority Conducts Emergency Plan Full-Scale Exercise at Hollywood Burbank Airport

BURBANK, Calif., March 14, 2018 – First responders from across northern Los Angeles County, including firefighters, police departments and mental health professionals, tested their response to an aircraft engine fire at Hollywood Burbank Airport on Wednesday, March 14, at 9 a.m. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, along with numerous local agencies participated in an Airport Emergency Plan Full-Scale Exercise designed to test the Airport’s readiness in case of a real incident. A partial aircraft fuselage was placed at the exercise site, and fire-related special effects signaled the start of the exercise. The Airport continued with normal operations throughout the exercise, which lasted approximately two hours.

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