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Heat is on for air station wildfire prevention and training

Keith Naylor, a fire fighter and paramedic with Miramar Fire Department sets dry, vegetation on fire during a controlled burn exercise next to the Carlos Hathcock rifle range aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., May 16. Controlled burns allow fire fighters to train for wildfires while preventing future fires in that area.



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This work, Heat is on for air station wildfire prevention and training [Image 2 of 5], by LCpl Christopher Johns, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.16.2013

Date Posted:05.16.2013 18:37

Photo ID:933646

VIRIN:130515-M-OB827-043

Resolution:2244x3744

Size:5.32 MB

Location:SAN DIEGO, CA, USGlobe

Hometown:SAN DIEGO, CA, US

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