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LAFD holds training exercise drill at LAX

Flames and smoke was seen from the Los Angeles International Airport for a training drill on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.

November 28, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
The Los Angeles Fire Department held a drill at the Los Angeles International Airport that caused an unusual sight early Wednesday morning.

Smoke and flames from the drill were seen for more than 30 miles from the airport. The drill took place at a training facility at the southwest corner of the airport grounds.

The annual drill was for Los Angeles firefighters serving LAX and Van Nuys Airport to practice lifesaving skills.

City News Service contributed to this report.