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City of South Fulton helping with Super Bowl security

The City of South Fulton Fire Department will be at Charlie Brown Airfield to provide dedicated service during Super Bowl Week, according to a press release. The Fire Department has entered into an agreement with to provide dedicated Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting protection, Advanced Life Support, Emergency Medical Services, and first responder services to Charlie Brown Airfield, 3952 Aviation Circle, N.W., Atlanta.

The city of South Fulton Police Department has also partnered with the city of Atlanta to provide tactical support from the South Fulton Police SWAT Unit. South Fulton Police personnel have been assigned to several critical areas around the Super Bowl event to ensure the safety of visitors and participants.

During the contract period with the Charlie Brown Airfield, over 30 off-duty firefighters will provide 24-hour coverage for the airport.

Fire Department representatives participated in an 8-hour training on Wednesday to discuss airport procedures and operation of the ARFF vehicles and other safety mechanisms. During the training, the Charlie Brown Airfield Director discussed the logistics of the 500-600 airplanes that will be parked along the field during Super Bowl week. The Airfield Tower Chief also provided training on use of the Federal Aviation Administration frequencies for air traffic control.

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