Fire Protection, Emergency Management and Emergency Medical Services (FEMS) IV


1.0 Description

1.1 The Space Launch Delta (SLD 45) and 45th Contracting Squadron are conducting market research for non-personal services to provide expert technical services for Fire Protection, Emergency Management and Emergency Medical Services (FEMS).  This sources sought is one elements of our market research, and it will be used to help determine the acquisition approach.

1.2 This Sources Sought Notice does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP), Request for Quote (RFQ) or an Invitation for Bid (IFB).  The Government may use the information obtained from responses to this notice in determining its acquisition approach, but the issuance of notice does not restrict the Government’s acquisition approach. 

1.3 Submitted capabilities package should be brief and concise, yet clearly demonstrate an ability to meet the stated requirements set forth in the DRAFT Statement of Work (SOW) and the FEMS IV Market Research Questions.  Recent, relevant experience in all areas should be provided.  Contractors or interested parties may provide their ability to meet the stated requirements through teaming and/or subcontracting agreements.

1.4 The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 561990, All Other Support Services.  The small business size standard is $12M.

2.0 Background

 2.1 The contractor shall provide a fully certified, trained and uniformed work force whose capability and quality meets Air Force (AF) standards as detailed in the attached draft SOW and/or applicable Air Force Instruction (AFI) as defined herein. The contractor shall provide fire protection, emergency management and emergency medical services at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS).

Services will include overall program management, financial and resource management, planning, administration, operations, supervision, labor, materials, supplies, and equipment (except as provided in Government-Furnished Services and Government-Furnished Property (GFP)). The contractor will provide all necessary uniforms, personal equipment, supplies, operation and maintenance of contractor and Government provided equipment. The contractor shall support real-time requirements 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (24/7). The mission of the SLD 45 requires that the contractor have the provisions to ensure continuous fire protection, emergency management and emergency medical services in the event of work stoppage or labor strike that may potentially degrade these service functions.  FEMS IV Services are considered mission-essential.

The contractor shall perform all firefighting duties and tasks in accordance with (IAW) but not limited to the following: Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 6055.06, DoDM 6055.06, AFI 32-2001, Air Force (AF) Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for Fire Prevention & Consequence Management and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, AF and the Space Force directives, instructions, regulations, and supplements.  The contractor shall comply with the AFSPC self-inspection program and Fire Emergency Services Self-Assessment Program MICT (MICT). The contractor shall be an active participant and comply with all mutual aid agreements for responses

2.2  All interested parties should submit a capabilities package that outlines the parties abilities in providing the required FEMS IV services to support CCSFS as outlined in the DRAFT SOW.

2.3 Estimated Period of Performance: A firm fixed price contract is contemplated consisting of a sixty day phase-in/transition period, one year basic contract period and five 1-year options. 

3.0 Requested Information

3.1 Your capability statement shall provide administrative information, and shall include the following as a minimum:

3.2 Name, mailing address, phone number and e-mail of designated point of contact.

3.3 Responses to attached FEMS IV Market Research questions.

3.4 Parties responding must state whether they are a Small Business (SB), Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB), Service-disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), HUBZone Small Business (HSB), Small Disadvantage Business (SDB), Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), Economically Disadvantage Women-Owned Business (EDWOSB), an 8(a) firm, an Indian Tribe or Alaskan Native Corporation, or a large business based on the size stand in paragraph 1.5 above, and whether interested in participating as a prime contractor or as sub-contractor.


4.0 Responses

4.1 Please submit your capabilities packages in accordance via-email to Natalie Erdley at and Patricia Bates at  Responses must be submitted not later than 12:00 P.M. ET on 30 November 2021. 

4.2 Responses shall be limited to 10 pages.  Proprietary information, if any, should be minimized and MUST BE CLEARLY MARKED.  To aid the Government, please segregate proprietary information.  Please be advised that all submission become Government property and will not be returned.

4.3 The submitter is solely responsible for verifying the e-file was received and can be viewed.

5.0 Summary

This is a Sources Sought; the information provided in this announcement is subject to change and is not binding on the Government.  SLD 45 has not made a commitment to procure any of the services or items discussed, and release of this Sources Sought should not be construed as such a commitment or as authorization to incur cost for which reimbursement would be required or sought.  All submissions become the Government property and will not be returned.