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Into the danger zone: MCAS Miramar ARFF conducts HAZMAT exercise

Lance Cpl. Luis Da Luz, a hazardous material (HAZMAT) entry team technician with Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF), passes HAZMAT samples to Lance Cpl. Alex Herrero, a HAZMAT entry team technician with ARFF, during an exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., May 17, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jake M.T. McClung)
May 21, 2018

Marines and first responders with Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Aircraft Rescue and Fire
Lance Cpl. Luis Da Luz, a hazardous material entry team technician with Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting, passes HAZMAT samples to Lance Cpl. Alex Herrero, a HAZMAT entry team technician with ARFF, during an exercise at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., May 17. The exercise simulated a bioterrorism attack and required several MCAS Miramar units to coordinate an effective response.