VCFD conducts training at old Miller Ranch in Thousand Oaks

The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Capt. Jon Jelle of the Ventura County Fire Department walks away from the home after using an accelerant to set the house on fire during live fire training at the old Miller Horse Ranch on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Capt. Jon Jelle of the Ventura County Fire Department walks away from the home after using an accelerant to set the house on fire during live fire training at the old Miller Horse Ranch on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Ventura County firefighters prepare to enter a room on fire during a live fire training exercise on Oct. 26 at the old Miller Horse Ranch in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Ventura County firefighters prepare to enter a room on fire during a live fire training exercise on Oct. 26 at the old Miller Horse Ranch in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Ventura County firefighters watch as the old Miller Horse Ranch is set ablaze for live fire training on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Ventura County firefighters watch as the old Miller Horse Ranch is set ablaze for live fire training on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Crew Boss Joel Hanson, second from left, teaches members of Ventura County Fire's Crew 11 how fire moves inside a home during live fire training at the old Miller Horse Ranch on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Crew Boss Joel Hanson, second from left, teaches members of Ventura County Fire’s Crew 11 how fire moves inside a home during live fire training at the old Miller Horse Ranch on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Capt. Jon Jelle, left, and Battalion Chief Todd Leake of the Ventura County Fire Department watch as members of Crew 11 learn to fight a structure fire during live fire training at the old Miller Horse Ranch on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

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Capt. Jon Jelle, left, and Battalion Chief Todd Leake of the Ventura County Fire Department watch as members of Crew 11 learn to fight a structure fire during live fire training at the old Miller Horse Ranch on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Kris Vandermeulen, left, and Nathan Gear of Ventura County Fire Department's Crew 11 watch over a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Kris Vandermeulen, left, and Nathan Gear of Ventura County Fire Department’s Crew 11 watch over a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Kris Vandermeulen of Crew 11 looks back at training officers  a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Kris Vandermeulen of Crew 11 looks back at training officers a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Members of VCFD's Crew 11 walk to the hillside in case of spot fires from a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Members of VCFD’s Crew 11 walk to the hillside in case of spot fires from a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers Members of VCFD's Crew 11 watch a live fire training session from the hillside in case of spot fires.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
Members of VCFD’s Crew 11 watch a live fire training session from the hillside in case of spot fires.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers VCFD Firefighter Joel Hanson turns away after after using an accelerant to set the house on fire during live fire training at the old Miller Horse Ranch on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
VCFD Firefighter Joel Hanson turns away after after using an accelerant to set the house on fire during live fire training at the old Miller Horse Ranch on Oct. 27 in North Ranch.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers
The Ventura County Fire Department held a live fire training session at the old Miller Horse Ranch in the North Ranch community of Thousand Oaks on Oct. 26-27.

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