(St. Louis) The St. Louis Airport Rescue Firefighters (ARFF) will participate in a live-burn simulation as part of a training exercise this week on September 11, 12 and 13. The training will take place near the Lambert Airfield in a secured area off of Navaid Road.
The training exercise uses a Mobile Aircraft Trainer, a 50 foot fuselage capable of producing simulated fires including a fully engulfed aircraft. The mobile trainer is provided by the University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute, which conducts more than a dozen firefighting courses annually across the country.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires annual aircraft rescue and firefighting training with live fires for airport emergency response personnel.
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