Emergency Landing Reported at Denver International Airport

Denver firefighters responded Saturday, April 12, 2014 to a report of smoke in the cabin of a United Airlines flight. A passenger tweeted and “Emergency Landing” note at 6:34 p.m., including that a vent fan burned up — causing smoke, but no fire. The aircraft appears to be an Airbus A320.

ARFF (Air Rescue and Firefighting)
The Denver Fire Department 8th District currently commands the Denver Fire Department’s Airport Division, which includes four fire stations, one Engine Company, one Truck Company, one Mini-Pumpers, one Command Post, one Snow Cat Unit, one Mass Casualty Unit, one Dangerous Goods Response Team Unit, one Stairway Units, and one ARFF Crash Rescue Trucks.

1 Airport Command Post
1 Airport Mass Casualty Unit
1 Airport Dangerous Good(Haz-Mat.) Response Team Unit
1 Airport Snow Cat Unit
2 Airport Stairway Units
8 Airport ARFF Crash Rescue Trucks

Airport Grounds — South Side Fire Station — Truck 31 (ARFF)
Red 1, Red 2, Red 3, Mini-Pumper 31, Red 21 (Stairway Unit), Command Post, Snow Cat Unit

Airport Grounds North Central Fire Station — Engine 32
Mini-Pumper 32, Dangerous Goods Response Team Unit, Red 22(Stairway Unit)

Airport Ground, East Side Station
Red 5, Red 6, Red 8

Airport Fire Station
Red 4, Red 12, Red 14(Mass Casualty Unit)

Mitch Kite photographed images while on a stop at the airport …
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