An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

HomeNewsArticle Display

Vandenberg firefighters host annual Kids Fire Camp

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Excited to try on his new firefighter suit, a local child here gets ready for the obstacle course at the annual Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. Throughout the obstacle course, children were given the opportunity to use some of the many tools used by firefighters here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Excited to try on his new firefighter suit, a local child here gets ready for the obstacle course at the annual Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. Throughout the obstacle course, children were given the opportunity to use some of the many tools used by firefighters here. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A local child here quickly exits a simulated house fire during the annual Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. At this station, children were taught how to identify safety hazards around the house and how to escape a smoke filled house. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A local child here quickly exits a simulated house fire during the annual Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. At this station, children were taught how to identify safety hazards around the house and how to escape a smoke filled house. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Patiently waiting, Jefferey Galvez, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, assists children evacuating a simulated house fire. The Kids Fire Camp is held annually to teach children the importance of fire safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Patiently waiting, Jefferey Galvez, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, assists children evacuating a simulated house fire. The Kids Fire Camp is held annually to teach children the importance of fire safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A participant at the Kids Fire Camp here attempts to reassemble a piece of a fire hose during the obstacle course here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. The annual Kids Fire Camp includes giving children the opportunity to use some of the many firefighting tools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A participant at the Kids Fire Camp here attempts to reassemble a piece of a fire hose during the obstacle course here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. The annual Kids Fire Camp includes giving children the opportunity to use some of the many firefighting tools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Striking the cone head on, a local child here uses a fire hose to simulate putting out a fire during the Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010.  At this event, all participants were able to get hands-on experience with some of the tools and techniques used by Vandenberg firefighters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Striking the cone head on, a local child here uses a fire hose to simulate putting out a fire during the Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. At this event, all participants were able to get hands-on experience with some of the tools and techniques used by Vandenberg firefighters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Taking a moment to catch their breath, local children here wait for the next event during the Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. The Kids Fire Camp is held annually to teach children the importance of fire safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Taking a moment to catch their breath, local children here wait for the next event during the Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. The Kids Fire Camp is held annually to teach children the importance of fire safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Quickly taking charge in a small fire scenario, a local child here learns how to utilize a fire extinguisher during the Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. At this event, all participants were able to get hands-on experience with some of the tools and techniques used by Vandenberg firefighters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Quickly taking charge in a small fire scenario, a local child here learns how to utilize a fire extinguisher during the Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. At this event, all participants were able to get hands-on experience with some of the tools and techniques used by Vandenberg firefighters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A local child here swiftly transports medical bags to a victim (simulated) during an obstacle course at the Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. During the obstacle course children were given the opportunity to play the role of a firefighter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A local child here swiftly transports medical bags to a victim (simulated) during an obstacle course at the Kids Fire Camp here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. During the obstacle course children were given the opportunity to play the role of a firefighter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- During the Kids Fire Camp, a Vandenberg dependant courageously drags a victim (simulated) to safety during the obstacle course here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. At this event all participants were able to get hands-on experience with some of the tools and techniques used by Vandenberg firefighters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- During the Kids Fire Camp, a Vandenberg dependant courageously drags a victim (simulated) to safety during the obstacle course here Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010. At this event all participants were able to get hands-on experience with some of the tools and techniques used by Vandenberg firefighters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Ashley Reed)