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CES holds annual Kids' Fire Camp

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Teaching the "pull, aim, squeeze, sweep" method, Scott Balatgek, who is a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, teaches a Kids’ Fire Camp attendee how to use a fire extinguisher Aug. 15 at Fire Station 2 here. Besides fire extinguisher training, the children also had a chance to take a station tour to learn where and how firefighters live during their 24-hour shifts; receive smoke and fire safety training; and run an obstacle course that gave them a chance to use firefighter tools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Teaching the "pull, aim, squeeze, sweep" method, Scott Balatgek, who is a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, teaches a Kids’ Fire Camp attendee how to use a fire extinguisher Aug. 15 at Fire Station 2 here. Besides fire extinguisher training, the children also had a chance to take a station tour to learn where and how firefighters live during their 24-hour shifts; receive smoke and fire safety training; and run an obstacle course that gave them a chance to use firefighter tools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- During a simulated house fire, attendees of the Kids’ Fire Camp learned the procedures for exiting a burning home Aug. 15 at Fire Station 2 here. The children were taught how to check for fire hazards, call 911, “stop, drop and roll,” and exit a burning home. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- During a simulated house fire, attendees of the Kids’ Fire Camp learned the procedures for exiting a burning home Aug. 15 at Fire Station 2 here. The children were taught how to check for fire hazards, call 911, “stop, drop and roll,” and exit a burning home. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firefighters for a day, Roman Wankowski, who is the son of Capt. Timothy Wankowski of the 30th Security Forces Squadron, and Evan McMillan, who is the son of Master Sgt. John McMillin of the 614th Air and Space Operations Center, practice their aim with a fire hose at the Kids’ Fire Camp on Aug. 15 at Fire Station 2 here. The day-long camp culminated with an obstacle course that gave the children a chance to use firefighter tools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firefighters for a day, Roman Wankowski, who is the son of Capt. Timothy Wankowski of the 30th Security Forces Squadron, and Evan McMillan, who is the son of Master Sgt. John McMillin of the 614th Air and Space Operations Center, practice their aim with a fire hose at the Kids’ Fire Camp on Aug. 15 at Fire Station 2 here. The day-long camp culminated with an obstacle course that gave the children a chance to use firefighter tools. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A member of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron's fire and rescue emergency service gives Kids’ Fire Camp attendees a tour of a fire truck Aug. 15 at Fire Station 2  here. The camp is held annually for the children of Vandenberg to learn about fire safety and life in the fire department. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A member of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron's fire and rescue emergency service gives Kids’ Fire Camp attendees a tour of a fire truck Aug. 15 at Fire Station 2 here. The camp is held annually for the children of Vandenberg to learn about fire safety and life in the fire department. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Exiting a fire truck, Roman Wankowski, who is the son of Capt. Timothy Wankowski of the 30th Security Forces Squadron, and Evan McMillan, who is the son of Master Sgt. John McMillin of the 614th Air and Space Operations Center, finish a lesson on firefighters' tools of the trade at the Kids’ Fire Camp on Aug.15 at Fire Station 2 here. The camp is used to boost public education on fire safety and hazards. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Exiting a fire truck, Roman Wankowski, who is the son of Capt. Timothy Wankowski of the 30th Security Forces Squadron, and Evan McMillan, who is the son of Master Sgt. John McMillin of the 614th Air and Space Operations Center, finish a lesson on firefighters' tools of the trade at the Kids’ Fire Camp on Aug.15 at Fire Station 2 here. The camp is used to boost public education on fire safety and hazards. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kerelin Molina)