A Firefighter’s main job is aircraft safety. If the alarm sounds, Firefighters must get to any emergency on the airfield within two minutes. Firefighters are First Responders so will be called to help with medical emergencies anywhere on the airport site.

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Lewis Byfield

Lewis was a firefighter with the Royal Air Force before joining East Midlands Airport. In this video he talks through his typical day and explains what it’s like to respond to an incident at the airport. He also offers some good advice for young people who are considering becoming an airport firefighter.

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