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Patrick SFB firefighters complete aircraft fire training

Firefighters assigned to the 60th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., retrieve a hose after a simulated aircraft fire exercise at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., retrieve a hose after a simulated aircraft fire exercise at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

Firefighters assigned to the 60th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battle a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battle a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

Firefighters assigned to the 60th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battle a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battle a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

Firefighters assigned to the 60th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battle a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battle a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battle a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battle a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

An oxygen tank lays on the ground at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., Nov. 3, 2021. The tank, and others like it, were used by firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick SFB to protect them while they battled a simulated aircraft fire at the base. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for possible emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

An oxygen tank lays on the ground at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., Nov. 3, 2021. The tank, and others like it, were used by firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick SFB to protect them while they battled a simulated aircraft fire at the base. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for possible emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

A firefighter assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battles a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

A firefighter assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., battles a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB Nov. 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires are held annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (U.S. Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

PATRICK SPACE FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Florida, battled a simulated aircraft fire at the base Nov. 3.

Simulated aircraft fire training is conducted annually to help firefighters maintain certifications and prepare for a variety of emergency situations on or near an aircraft.