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The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Academy located at 4600 West Ox Road in Fairfax

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Academy
Protective Gear Recruits at a live-fire training exercise, don their protective gear before entering a simulated residential fire
Recruits perform CPR on an infant manikin during EMS night operations training
CPR on Manikin
Render Aid Recruits render aid to a patient during a simulated EMS call
Recruits tend to a simulated EMS call assisted by the Fairfax County Police Helicopter Unit
EMS call
"Entry Tools" Recruits practice with several different types of forcible entry tools
Recruits learn to escape confined spaces during their course "Firefighter Safety and Survival"
confined space
vehicle fire Recruits train for vehicle fires
Recruits train for vehicle fires
vehicle fire
Rappelling Training involves rappelling from the Academy's interior tower
Recruits receive instruction during ventilation training
ventilation training
ground ladder Recruits utilize a ground ladder during training exercises at the Academy's burn building
A Field Training live-fire exercise
thermal image camera The Field Training Branch utilize the thermal imaging camera during training exercises
Volunteer apparatus Rescue Engine 421 at a live-fire training exercise at Dulles Airport
Volunteer Engine 421
holeline Volunteers advance a hoseline during live-fire exercises at an acquired structure
Volunteers conduct search with a RIT in an abandoned building
RIT search
roof ventilation Volunteers train in roof ventilation
Volunteers simulate a rope rescue
rope rescue
vehicle extrication Volunteers practice using the Hurst tool during vehicle extrication

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