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The DFW Fire Training Research Center trains fire fighters locally, nationally and internationally in the specialty of airport / aircraft fire fighting. We use many different aircraft-designed mock-ups, and purposely ignite the mock-ups to train these fire fighters. During training periods you will see black smoke as a result of these training fires. The rising smoke that you see quickly dissipates into the atmosphere which is a way to know the smoke you see is from the training fires. The DFW FTRC uses clean burning propane and a liquid fuel called E-III – both are environmentally friendly. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) continually monitors the training fires to ensure state and federal guidelines are followed. To learn more about what they do visit their website here.


July Training Dates
July 29:  8am - 5pm
July 30:  8am - 4pm 


August Training Dates
Aug 10:  8am - 5pm
Aug 13:  8am - 4pm
Aug 14:  8am - 4pm
Aug 18: 11am - 10pm
Aug 19:  6pm - 10pm
Aug 20: 11am - 10pm

 
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