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  • Sparky Brings Awareness During Fire Prevention Week at Vandenberg

    Sparky the Firedog, the National Fire Protection Association mascot, waves at drivers entering the Santa Maria Gate at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Oct. 13, 2023. Throughout Fire Prevention Week each October, Sparky serves as a reminder for those entering the installation on the importance

  • Live Fire Training at Vandenberg

    The 30th CES Vandenberg Fire Department performs live fire training at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., June 15, 2023. Live fire training teaches the fire fighters how to safely and effectively fight fires in a controlled setting under supervision.

  • Vandenberg Fire Department aids during Alisal Fire

    The 30th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department provided assistance to contain the Alisal Fire which started Oct. 11, 2021, at Los Padres National Forest in Goleta, Calif. The fire consumed approximately 17,000 acres of land, leading to the evacuation of hundreds of nearby residents and ranchers.