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  • Wildland Fire Center helps protect Beale from fast-moving blaze

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center Wildland Fire Center joined installation and local firefighters to extinguish a nearly 1,000-acre wildfire that threatened housing and other structures June 8 at Beale Air Force Base, California.
  • Travis firefighters help community battle Solano wildfires

    Airmen from the 60th Civil Engineer Squadron responded to the LNU Lightning Complex Fire to support the Vacaville Fire Protection District’s firefighting effort, Aug. 19, 2020. A small team from AFCEC's Beale Wildland Support Module answered the call to help fight the wildland blaze.
  • Wildland Fire pros battle fire season despite COVID-19

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Wildland Fire Branch hasn’t let the COVID-19 pandemic stop it from protecting Airmen and their families as well as wildlife during this year’s severe fire season. Along with the pandemic, some installations have had to cope with the threat of wildfires damaging training areas and shutting down bombing ranges. In an effort to continue its mission, the Wildland Fire program reprioritized its goals for the year and enacted COVID-19 safety protocols for its firefighters to follow.
  • JBER firefighters help fight McKinley Fire

    Fifteen firefighters from the 673d Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services Flight and three firefighters from the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Wildland Support Module returned to JBER at approximately 10 p.m. Aug. 22, from assisting with efforts to suppress the McKinley Fire.
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