Firefighter training at Luke

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Steven Kinkade, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant fire chief, provided firefighters from Luke and Gila Bend fire departments with a safety briefing prior to training Dec. 7, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Kinkade went over what to expect in the training, where each firefighter would be assigned and safety tips.
 
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Firefighters with the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron and Gila Bend Fire Department suit up in proximity suits prior to training Dec. 7, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The firefighters were training on responding to an aircraft fire.
 
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Steven Kinkade, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant fire chief, prepares the training area by burning any excess fuel left from previous training exrcises Dec. 7, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. For each session on the training aircraft, firefighters use anywhere from 500 to 1000 gallons of fuel.
 
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The 56th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, use a rapid intervention vehicle to respond to an aircraft fire during training Dec. 7, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The firefighters were training on responding to an aircraft fire and using RIVs.
 
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Firefighters with the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron and Gila Bend Fire Department spray water onto a fire during training Dec. 7, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The firefighters were training on responding to an aircraft fire and RIVs.
 
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Firefighters with the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron and Gila Bend Fire Department work together using fire hoses during training Dec. 7, 2016, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The firefighters were training on responding to an aircraft fire and use of rapid intervention vehicles.