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Schriever Fire Department stays sharp on training

Schriever Fire Department stays sharp on training

Paul Vigeant, driver operator with the Schriever Fire Department, uses a deck gun to extinguish a simulated fire during a training exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 13, 2018. The training simulated a real-world building fire to allow the fire department to hone their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez)

Schriever Fire Department stays sharp on training

Paul Vigeant, driver operator with the Schriever Fire Department, uses a deck gun to extinguish a simulated fire during a fire training exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 13, 2018. A deck gun is a high-capacity water jet that delivers water to the source of the fire and prevents spreading. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez)

Schriever Fire Department stays sharp on training

Paul Vigeant, driver operator with the Schriever Fire Department, uses a deck gun to extinguish a simulated fire during a fire training exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 13, 2018. The training focused on demonstrating offensive and defensive strategies to fight fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez)

Schriever Fire Department stays sharp on training

Henry Stratton, firefighter with the Schriever Fire Department, and Paul Autry, firefighter with the Schriever FD, prepare to extinguish a simulated fire during a fire training exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 13, 2018. Schriever FD members frequently train to practice proper and safe firefighting techniques while working together as a cohesive team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez)

Schriever Fire Department stays sharp on training

A thermal imaging camera is shown during a fire training exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 13, 2018. Thermal imaging cameras allow search and rescue teams to see through smoke and detect emitted heat energy. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The training simulated a real-world building fire to allow the Schriever Fire Department to hone their skills. 
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