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Kadena and Naha firefighters fired up for bilateral training

A Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighter from 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, records video of U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and a JASDF firefighter battling a fire during structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Before extinguishing the fire, the bilateral teams took time to observe the fire and practice different firefighting techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

A Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighter from 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, records video of U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and a JASDF firefighter battling a fire during structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Before extinguishing the fire, the bilateral teams took time to observe the fire and practice different firefighting techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, listen to a briefing Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters conduct training regularly to maintain constant readiness for emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, listen to a briefing Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters conduct training regularly to maintain constant readiness for emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

A Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighter from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, dons firefighting equipment Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters conduct training regularly to maintain constant readiness for emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

A Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighter from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, dons firefighting equipment Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters conduct training regularly to maintain constant readiness for emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, listen to a briefing Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters conduct training regularly to maintain constant readiness for emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, listen to a briefing Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters conduct training regularly to maintain constant readiness for emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, conduct structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. During the training firefighters used hand signals and gestures to communicate.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, conduct structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. During the training firefighters used hand signals and gestures to communicate.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, conduct structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters conduct training regularly to maintain constant readiness for emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, conduct structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Firefighters conduct training regularly to maintain constant readiness for emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, prepare to start structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The training enabled both units to hone their techniques, meet annual requirements, develop communication skills and foster team building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, prepare to start structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The training enabled both units to hone their techniques, meet annual requirements, develop communication skills and foster team building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, conduct a walk through before structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The training enabled both units to hone their techniques, meet annual requirements, develop communication skills and foster team building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighters from the 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, conduct a walk through before structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The training enabled both units to hone their techniques, meet annual requirements, develop communication skills and foster team building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- A Japan Air Self Defense Force firefighter from 9th Wing, Naha Air Base, Japan, records video of U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and a JASDF firefighter battling a fire during structural live fire training Nov. 15, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Before extinguishing the fire, the bilateral teams took time to observe the fire and practice different firefighting techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)