APSI Begins New Contract at Cape Canaveral

Published August 2017

Ahtna Professional Services, Inc. (APSI) began a subcontract April 3 to provide Fire, Rescue, Medical and Emergency Management Services at Cape Canaveral on Florida’s “Space Coast,” adjacent to Kennedy Space Center.

Under a prime contract for the U.S. Air Force at the Cape Canaveral 45th Space Wing, Centerra and APSI provide specialized fire and rescue services, including exotic fuel-and-material firefighting, high-angle rescue, pilot/astronaut rescue, paramedic and emergency-medical services, as well as a highly-trained team of emergency management specialists.

The Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management work also includes aircraft-crash firefighting; confined-space rescue; pre-launch, launch and post-launch support; hazardous-materials-technician response; water-borne spills; shipboard firefighting; pre-incident planning; natural-disaster response; fire prevention, inspection and education; patient transport at the basic and advance life-support levels; wildland firefighting; fire investigation and all related support functions.

APSI’s new staff include the deputy and assistant fire chiefs, the director of emergency management and analysts.