Duxford Airfield Rescue & Fire Fighting Service
This is not an official IWM site
In addition to the fire training ground, Duxford’s crews also carry out rescue and other drills all around the 300 acre site, covering many different scenarios as well as aircraft incidents, these include Road Traffic and building rescues, ensuring that personnel are prepared for any eventuality. Outside fire teams and services from industry and other airfields and other organisations also come to train using our facilities, including British Antarctic Survey We also provide fire extinguisher training for I.W.M. Staff and Volunteers, and our site partners. Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service crews often use the site and buildings for training drills, as well as regular familiarisation visits. As well as in house training, every 4 years our Watch & Crew Commanders Attend re-validation courses at a suitable training centre - such as the International Fire Training Centre (IFTC) Teesside or Newcastle International Airport Fire Training Academy
CFRS CARA training Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue using rig RTC training British Antarctic Survey training 2019 Teesside CCICI course March 2015 Newcastle High CAT Supervisors course March 2019 (Photo C. Newcastle International Training Centre)