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May 3, 2013

Fire training lights up night

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Firefighters with the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron enter the “immediately dangerous to life and health zone” and begin putting out ground fires as the exterior safety officer looks on during the training.

 

Senior Airman Sandra Welch
Firefighters with the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron drive a P-19 Stryker fire truck to use large quantities of water on simulated burning aircraft during a night fire training exercise. The P-19 Stryker puts out fires as far as 190 feet away.

 
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Staff Sgt. Jessica Crotta, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, drives a P-19 Stryker fire fighting truck toward an aircraft fire training facility. The training facility is the only liquid petroleum gas powered facility in the state.

 
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Airman 1st Class Pedro Mota
Firefighters from the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron prepare a hose to refill a P-12 Stryker fire truck April 15 during a night fire exercise at Luke Air Force Base. The P-12 Stryker can deliver up to 1,950 gallons per minute of a water and foam mixed agent to extinguish petroleum fires.




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