SFD demonstrates effectiveness

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Henry Stratton, firefighter with the Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department, works in smoke during a simulated exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. The firefighters donned full personal protective equipment during the exercise and responded to a simulated fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Schriever Air Force Base firefighters work in smoke during a simulated fire exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. A machine safely emits smoke while orange lights indicate the location and flames of the fire, providing a realistic, but safe training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Schriever Air Force Base firefighters load hoses onto a firetruck during an simulated exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. The firefighters conducted simulated fire exercises, honing their skills on ventilation systems and other aspects of fire response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Tracey Snyder, assistant chief of training with the Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department, explains a structural ventilation system during an exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. The firefighters conducted simulated fire exercises, honing their skills on ventilation systems and other aspects of fire response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Schriever Air Force Base firefighters set up a confined space rescue tripod during an exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. The confined space rescue tripod is used to retrieve people stranded in man holes or subsurface environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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James Kuhn, firefighter with the Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department, dons protective gear prior to using a confined space rescue tripod during an exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. Kuhn has been a firefighter with Schriever since October 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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A Schriever Air Force Base firefighter uses an air compressor to re-service Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus tanks used during an exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. The tanks provide vital air and filtration for firefighters combating flames and smoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus tanks line shelves during an exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. The tanks provide vital air and filtration for firefighters combating flames and smoke. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Mark Crane and Jon Rinesmith, firefighters with the Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department, demonstrate the use of a weatherpak during an exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. A weatherpak provides real time weather patterns to help firefighters better assess environmental conditions during fires and other emergency incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Daniel Money, firefighter with the Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department, operates a fire truck during an exercise at Schriever AFB, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. The SFD conducts exercises regularly to stay proficient in their craft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Schriever Air Force Base firefighters prepare for an exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018. The Schriever Fire Department regularly conducts exercises to help them stay prepared and mission ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)

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Henry Stratton, firefighter with the Schriever Air Force Base Fire Department, works in smoke during a simulated exercise at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Feb. 15, 2018.  The firefighters donned full personal protective equipment during the exercise and responded to a simulated fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Tracy)