South Bend airport conducting live fire training on Monday

The St. Joseph County Airport Authority Department of Public Safety will conduct its annual live fire training on Monday at the South Bend International Airport.

The fire safety training is mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration.

“The FAA fire training with live burns is conducted annually to ensure our team is timely, effective and proficient in putting out large flammable liquid fuel fires,” said SJCAA Department of Public Safety Chief Mike Ornat. “Safety is held to the highest standard across all sectors at the airport. Training procedures like this help our team stay equipped and alert for our traveling public.”

The training will be conducted at the training facility from 8 a.m. until noon.

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