Airport 24/7: Fuel Fire Pictures
A massive fuel spill puts fire rescue and hazmat teams on high alert as they attempt to stop the highly-explosive fuel from draining into tunnels beneath the airport.
Miami International AirportThe morning after the fuel farm fire, many flights are cancelled due to the lack of fueling resources. Passengers on this flight and others departing MIA will make it to their destination after a tremendous effort of dozens of fueling trucks transporting Jet A fuel to the aircrafts. 960 1280
Customs and Border Protection officer Kevin KennedyCustoms and Border Protection officer, Kevin Kennedy, inspects luggage for forms of illegal contraband. This includes fruits, vegetables and packaged meats. All of these items could contain pests that are a threat to American agriculture. 960 1280
MIA flights are back in actionOne week after the fuel farm fire, a temporary pumping system allows the fuel facilities to work just shy of maximum capacity. MIA flights are back in action with only minimal help from fuel trucks during the busiest departure times of day. 960 1280
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Miami-Dade Fire Rescue's Captain Nick MarianMiami-Dade Fire Rescue's Captain Nick Marian explains the dangers of extracting a woman from the top-hatch of an elevator since there are many moving parts involved. He shuts off the power to the elevator to prevent any fatal accidents. 960 1280
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