~Submitted by The Massachusetts Port Authority
The Massachusetts Port Authority, alongside a number of mutual aid partners, will hold an
emergency response exercise on Tuesday, October 4th at Hanscom Field (BED). For the surrounding
communities, please be aware that there will be emergency vehicles from various agencies in the vicinity.
The drill is required every three years by the FAA to test the coordination, communication and response in the event of a major incident at BED. A number of mutual aid partners will be taking part in the drill alongside Massport Fire Rescue, including the Bedford, Lexington, Concord and Lincoln fire and police departments, State Police, the Hanscom Air Force Fire Department and FAA.
The airport will remain open throughout the drill.