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Schriever firefighters provide overwatch, safety, to Airmen

The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters must stay fit year-round to respond to any crisis that may occur on or near the base. To stay fit, a firefighter is pushing a weighted sled as a workout. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters must stay fit year-round to respond to any crisis that may occur on or near the base. To stay fit, a firefighter is pushing a weighted sled as a workout. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

Jim Kuhn, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, wears protective gear during an equipment inspection March 6, 2020 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Firefighters at Schriever AFB wear respiratory equipment when responding in hazardous environments that could hinder their ability to breathe, such as an area with heavy smoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

Jim Kuhn, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, wears protective gear during an equipment inspection March 6, 2020 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Firefighters at Schriever AFB wear respiratory equipment when responding in hazardous environments that could hinder their ability to breathe, such as an area with heavy smoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

Tyler Rich, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, attaches a fire-hose to a fire engine during a gear inspection March 6, 2020 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department stays ready 24/7, 365 days a year, to respond to any crisis that may occur on or near the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

Tyler Rich, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, attaches a fire-hose to a fire engine during a gear inspection March 6, 2020 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. The Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department stays ready 24/7, 365 days a year, to respond to any crisis that may occur on or near the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

Brad Truver, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant fire chief, discusses department operations March 6, 2020 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Truver reviewed the water flow requirement for fire suppression systems and hose stream demands to extinguish a fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

Brad Truver, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant fire chief, discusses department operations March 6, 2020 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Truver reviewed the water flow requirement for fire suppression systems and hose stream demands to extinguish a fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

Jon Rinesmith, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department station captain, inspects the inside of a fire engine during the station’s Friday morning gear inspection March 6, 2020 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. During the inspection, firefighters evaluated their equipment to ensure it was in good and working order. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

Jon Rinesmith, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department station captain, inspects the inside of a fire engine during the station’s Friday morning gear inspection March 6, 2020 at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. During the inspection, firefighters evaluated their equipment to ensure it was in good and working order. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

(From left) Jon Rinesmith, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department station captain, Tyler Rich, 50th CES firefighter, and Spencer Obenchain, 50th CES firefighter, eat breakfast at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 6, 2020. 50th CES firefighters work 48-hour shifts followed by 72 hours off-duty, meaning they live at the firehouse four days of the week barring overtime requirments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

(From left) Jon Rinesmith, 50th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department station captain, Tyler Rich, 50th CES firefighter, and Spencer Obenchain, 50th CES firefighter, eat breakfast at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, March 6, 2020. 50th CES firefighters work 48-hour shifts followed by 72 hours off-duty, meaning they live at the firehouse four days of the week barring overtime requirments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)

SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The 50th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters must stay fit year-round to respond to any crisis that may occur on or near the base. To stay fit, a firefighter is pushing a weighted sled as a workout. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely)
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