Don Kirkley, lead firefighter with Vance Air Force Base, tests the water availability supply and functionality of a fire hydrant at Vance AFB, Oklahoma, July 17, 2014. The fire department conducts an annual test of all the fire hydrants on base. (U.S. Photo by SSgt Nancy Falcon)

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Heat advisory issued

  • National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the area, effective from noon Tuesday, July 22, 2014, until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

Vance firefighters recognized for meeting state standards

  • "If we respond to a mutual aid for something like a wildfire, the incident commander will know how experienced we are and how to divide teams quickly. You would not want four rookies together in a situation like that. This unity will prevent situations like that from happening." — Wes Felber, a lead firefighter at Vance AFB
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Base Relocation: Vance AFB
Fatigue is fatal
Locating in Enid, OK