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Fire Training Scheduled for Kona Airport

February 12, 2017, 12:00 PM HST
* Updated February 13, 8:04 AM
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Kona International Airport. File photo.

The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation is notifying the public that there will be live fire training at Kona International Airport for the Hawai‘i District Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighters on Monday, Feb. 13, Wednesday, Feb. 15, and Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The exercise is an annual requirement by the Federal Aviation Administration.

The ARFF section will be testing their response protocol to a live emergency scenario involving burning fuel.

The HDOT informs the public that the exercise will produce smoke in the area.

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