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February 9, 2018
 

Team Luke performs firefighter training, maintains readiness

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

An Airman assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron puts on an oxygen respirator during structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. Firefighters use hands-on, realistic training scenarios to better prepare them for real-world situations.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Steven Kinkade, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant fire chief, directs structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. Kinkade provided firefighters with immediate feedback and safety tips during training.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Airmen assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron check each other’s gear in preparation for structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. The goal of the training was to clear heat and smoke from a contained structure to increase chances of survival for occupants trapped inside.
 
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An Airman assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron runs to the scene of a simulated fire during structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. Firefighters use hands-on, realistic training scenarios to better prepare them for real-world situations.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

An Airman assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron uses a hose to put out a simulated fire during structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. Firefighters use hands-on, realistic training scenarios to better prepare them for real-world situations.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Airmen assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron prepare to enter a smoky building during structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. The purpose of the training was to clear heat and smoke from a contained structure increasing chances of survival for trapped occupants.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

An Airman assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron gives directions to other firefighters during structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. The goal of the training was to clear heat and smoke from a contained structure increasing chances of survival for trapped occupants.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Airmen assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron enter a building during structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. The goal of the training was to clear heat and smoke from a contained structure to increase chances of survival for occupants trapped inside.
 

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Caleb Worpel

Airmen assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron inspect a building during structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. Firefighters checked the structural integrity of the building after the exercise to better assess how to respond to future scenarios.
 
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Airmen assigned to the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron pack up their equipment after structural firefighting training at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2018. Firefighters use hands-on, realistic training scenarios to better prepare them for real-world situations.




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