Fire Training Exercise Scheduled at Kona Airport

A fire training exercise is scheduled to take place at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole for the Hawai`i District Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighters.

The training will take place on Tuesday, February 20,  Wednesday, February 21, and Thursday, February 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

The exercise is an annual requirement by the Federal Aviation Administration for the recertification of Fire and Rescue personnel.

The ARFF section will be testing their response protocol to a live emergency scenario involving burning fuel. HDOT informs the public that the exercise will produce smoke in the area.