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Feel the heat: structural fire training

Gearing up for training

A 96th Test Wing firefighter secures his gas mask prior to a structural fire training exercise Nov. 6 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Firefighters entered the new structural training facility to get a better understanding of the heat, visibility and dimensionality of a dorm room fire. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Gearing up for training

The 96th Test Wing’s firefighters climb to the second level of the structural fire training facility Nov. 6 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Firefighters entered the new facility to get a better understanding of the heat, visibility and dimensionality of a dorm room fire. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Gearing up for training

A 96th Test Wing firefighter secures his gas mask prior to a structural fire training exercise Nov. 6 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Firefighters entered the new structural training facility to get a better understanding of the heat, visibility and dimensionality of a dorm room fire. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Gearing up for training

The 96th Test Wing’s firefighters get sprayed down as part of a smoke decontamination measure after a training event Nov. 6 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Firefighters entered the new structural training facility to get a better understanding of the heat, visibility and dimensionality of a dorm room fire. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)

Gearing up for training

The 96th Test Wing’s firefighters gear up for a structural fire training exercise Nov. 6 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Firefighters entered the new structural training facility to get a better understanding of the heat, visibility and dimensionality of a dorm room fire. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.)