Blackpool fire crews do a live wildfire burn on private land. They are preparing a guard and creating a foam line around the fire for training prior to attacking and extinguishing it. Firefighters, new and experienced, refresh and train for the attacking a wildfire using a variety of fire suppression equipment. Similar training is carried out by all valley fire departments.

Blackpool fire crews do a live wildfire burn on private land. They are preparing a guard and creating a foam line around the fire for training prior to attacking and extinguishing it. Firefighters, new and experienced, refresh and train for the attacking a wildfire using a variety of fire suppression equipment. Similar training is carried out by all valley fire departments.

PHOTOS: Preparing for wildfires

Blackpool Fire Department practices laying foam fire guards

Blackpool Fire Department practices laying foam fire guards

 

Members of Blackpool Fire Department create a foam line around a burning brush pile during a recent training session.

Members of Blackpool Fire Department create a foam line around a burning brush pile during a recent training session.