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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.


February Training Fires:
Feb 10: 9am - 4pm
Feb 11: 9am - 4pm
Feb 12: 9am - 4pm
Feb 13: 9am - 5pm
Feb 18: 8am - 3pm
Feb 19: 8am - 3pm
Feb 20: 8am - 3pm
Feb 24: 9am - 4pm

March Training Fires:
Mar   6: 8am - 4pm
Mar   9: 8am - 4pm
Mar 10: 8am - 3pm
Mar 11: 8am - 3pm
Mar 12: 8am - 3pm
Mar 13: 8am - 3pm
Mar 17: 8am - 3pm
Mar 18: 8am - 3pm
Mar 19: 8am - 3pm
Mar 20: 8am - 5pm
Mar 23: 8am - 3pm
Mar 24: 8am - 5pm
Mar 25: 8am - 5pm
Mar 26: 8am - 5pm
Mar 27: 8am - 3pm
Mar 31: 8am - 3pm



 
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