Key West International Airport Fire Rescue

Monroe County Fire Rescue / Key West International Airport, Station 7 is the fire station that protects Key West International Airport by providing fire suppression, Emergency Medical Services, and Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF). Fire Station 7 is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by a total of 13 ARFF firefighters, with 3 to 4 firefighters per shift. A variety of crash rescue equipment is stationed and maintained at Key West International Airport with a primary mission of protecting the traveling public and aviation related property preservation. 

Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Truck and Crew

Additionally, Monroe County Rescue, Fire Station 7 stands ready to provide mutual aid to other agencies as needed and able. Fire station 7 crews at Key West International Airport responded to a total of 251 incidents in 2016. Key West International Airport had 50 to 60 commercial flights per day and approximately 750,000 passengers passed through the Airport in 2016.


  • ARFF 107 - Oshkosh T1500
  • ARFF 207 (JPEG) - Quick response vehicle/ mini-pumper
  • ARFF 7 - Striker 1500
  • Battalion 7 - Command vehicle
  • MCI-7 - F550 Heavy duty tow vehicle with a trailer of medical supplies, generators, lights etc. for major incidents throughout Monroe County
  • Rescue Boat - 15 foot Carolina skiff for near-shore rescues

The Monroe County Fire Marshal's Office provides quarterly airport operational safety inspections and other fire inspections as required by the FAA and NFPA.