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VAFB Fire Department Visits Lompoc Boys and Girls Club

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva and Master Sgt. Clemente Marrero, fire fighters with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teach children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club the characteristics of fire and smoke on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva and Master Sgt. Clemente Marrero, fire fighters with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teach children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club the characteristics of fire and smoke on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teaches children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club to remain calm and to create a emergency meeting place with their parents on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teaches children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club to remain calm and to create a emergency meeting place with their parents on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Master Sgt. Clemente Marrero, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teaches children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club how to prevent and treat burns on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Master Sgt. Clemente Marrero, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teaches children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club how to prevent and treat burns on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teaches children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club to crawl under smoke during a simulated fire on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teaches children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club to crawl under smoke during a simulated fire on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Jim McLean, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., shows a plastic cutting board that melted with a stove top to children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club after speaking about kitchen fire safety on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Jim McLean, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., shows a plastic cutting board that melted with a stove top to children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club after speaking about kitchen fire safety on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Erin Butler, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., speaks to children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club about evacuation procedures if a smoke detector goes off while sleeping on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Erin Butler, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., speaks to children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club about evacuation procedures if a smoke detector goes off while sleeping on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teaches a child at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club to speak calmly and clearly when dialing 911 in case of an emergency on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., teaches a child at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club to speak calmly and clearly when dialing 911 in case of an emergency on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., spots a child at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club going down a ladder of the VAFB fire escape trainer on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Marty Silva, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., spots a child at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club going down a ladder of the VAFB fire escape trainer on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Jim McLean, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., hands out educational material to children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club after speaking about kitchen fire safety on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)

LOMPOC, Calif. -- Jim McLean, a fire fighter with the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., hands out educational material to children at the Lompoc Boys and Girls Club after speaking about kitchen fire safety on April 3. The VAFB fire department is involved with the local community to educate citizens to be more conscience of fire hazards and the importance of having a household fire safety plan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christian Thomas)