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Calamityville at Wright State University

Calamityville is a training, testing, and research venue where military and civilian emergency first responders hone their skills while building relationships.

Aerial photo of Calamityville

Calamityville is set on over 50 acres in Fairborn, Ohio, and uses unique props and realistic simulated settings to duplicate the full range of hazardous environments seen in both man-made and natural disasters.


Get prepared for the next disaster with our mix of classrooms and realistic, scenario-based training exercises


Utilize our facility to test your technology in an active training environment


Conduct your research in a controlled, yet realistic, disaster setting


Wright State’s Calamityville to host commemoration of 20th anniversary of 9/11

The City of Fairborn will hold its 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 8:30 a.m., at Wright State's Calamityville, 506 West Xenia Drive.

Calamityville in action

Sounds of explosions, circular saws cutting through plywood and buzzing of UAV’s filled the air during a live training at Wright State University's Calamityville.

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