Cannon firefighters train on rescue operations

A firefighter enters a room during a training exercise of a building fire at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 29, 2017. Firefighters train on this scenario once per year, searching through buildings filled with smoke, serving as an example of the many training events they complete to maintain mission readiness at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

A training instructor inspects the scene of a training exercise for firefighters before they enter at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 29, 2017. Firefighters train on this scenario once per year, searching through buildings filled with smoke, serving as an example of the many training events they complete to maintain mission readiness at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

Firefighters practice search and rescue operations during a 27th Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron exercise at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 29, 2017. Firefighters train on this scenario once per year, searching through buildings filled with smoke, serving as an example of the many training events they complete to maintain mission readiness at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

Senior Airman Matthew Barlow, 27th Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron fire protection craftsman, peers outside after rescuing mock building fire victims during a search and rescue training exercise at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 29, 2017. Firefighters train on this scenario once per year, searching through buildings filled with smoke, serving as an example of the many training events they complete to maintain mission readiness at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

Firefighters carry a training dummy out of a building during a 27th Special Operations Civil Engineering Squadron training exercise for firefighters at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., Aug. 29, 2017. Firefighters must keep communication as they navigate through smoke-filled corridors in order to quickly find and evacuate victims. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane T. Plummer)

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