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Vandenberg firefighters learn by burning buildings

A Vandenberg fire fighter lights an initial fire inside a house in east housing on Sept. 20. The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight have five live training fires planned from 8:30 a.m. to  8 p.m., between Sept. 14 and Oct. 1. The training will consist of live fire training inside a residential structure as well as the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of fire behavior, specific stages of fire growth in safer, and controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)

A Vandenberg fire fighter lights an initial fire inside a house in east housing on Sept. 20. The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight have five live training fires planned from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., between Sept. 14 and Oct. 1. The training will consist of live fire training inside a residential structure as well as the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of fire behavior, specific stages of fire growth in safer, and controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)

Three Vandenberg fire fighters put out a blaze in east base housing here. Four Vandenberg fire fighters put out a training fire in east base housing here. The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight have five live training fires planned from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Sept. 14 and Oct. 1. The training will consist of live fire training inside a residential structure and will give the firefighters the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of fire behavior as well as the specific stages of fire growth in safer, controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)

Three Vandenberg fire fighters put out a blaze in east base housing here. Four Vandenberg fire fighters put out a training fire in east base housing here. The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight have five live training fires planned from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Sept. 14 and Oct. 1. The training will consist of live fire training inside a residential structure and will give the firefighters the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of fire behavior as well as the specific stages of fire growth in safer, controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)

Four Vandenberg fire fighters put out a training fire in east base housing here. The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight have five live training fires planned from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Sept. 14 and Oct. 1. The training will consist of live fire training inside a residential structure and will give the firefighters the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of fire behavior as well as the specific stages of fire growth in safer, controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)

Four Vandenberg fire fighters put out a training fire in east base housing here. The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight have five live training fires planned from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Sept. 14 and Oct. 1. The training will consist of live fire training inside a residential structure and will give the firefighters the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of fire behavior as well as the specific stages of fire growth in safer, controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)

Three Vandenberg fire fighters analyze a burning house inside east housing on Sept. 21 in east base housing here. The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight have five live training fires planned from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Sept. 14 and Oct. 1. The training will consist of live fire training inside a residential structure and will give the firefighters the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of fire behavior as well as the specific stages of fire growth in safer, controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)

Three Vandenberg fire fighters analyze a burning house inside east housing on Sept. 21 in east base housing here. The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Protection Flight have five live training fires planned from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. between Sept. 14 and Oct. 1. The training will consist of live fire training inside a residential structure and will give the firefighters the opportunity to get first-hand knowledge of fire behavior as well as the specific stages of fire growth in safer, controlled environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vanessa Valentine)