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Iowa ANG fire fighters hone fire and rescue skills

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  • By Vincent De Groot
  • 185th Air Refueling Wing

Fire fighters from the Iowa Air National Guard’s 185th Air Refueling Wing fire department trained on multiple fire and rescue techniques during their June training weekend. 

VIDEO | 02:39 | Iowa ANG fire fighter training
The exercise had fire fighters training in a multi-story fire training tower a Sioux City airport on a variety of structural fire scenarios.

During the several day training period, fighter fighters used tools to practice roof entry, victim rescues as well as extinguishing fires.

Firefighters also had the opportunity to practice entry into a pair of salvage vehicles that were brought on base for the training exercise.