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An aircraft fire trainer sits between two 7th Civil Engineer Squadron Rosenbauer Panther fire trucks at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The fire department conducted routine training to ensure the Airmen are prepared to protect the aircrew, cargo and aircraft in the event of a real-world aircraft fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

An aircraft fire trainer sits between two 7th Civil Engineer Squadron Rosenbauer Panther fire trucks at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The fire department conducted routine training to ensure the Airmen are prepared to protect the aircrew, cargo and aircraft in the event of a real-world aircraft fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Christopher Craig, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, ignites gasses surrounding an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. During the aircraft fire training, 7th CES Airmen implemented their firefighting knowledge and abilities while testing and familiarizing themselves with their equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Christopher Craig, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron lead firefighter, ignites gasses surrounding an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. During the aircraft fire training, 7th CES Airmen implemented their firefighting knowledge and abilities while testing and familiarizing themselves with their equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Airman Andrew Burr, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, left, Senior Airman Thomas Drouillard, 445th CES firefighter, and Justin Raymundo, 7th CES firefighter extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The firefighters tested a new ultra-high pressure fire hose that sprays a mist intended to cool the gasses surrounding the flames; earlier models typically blanket the flames with larger water droplets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Airman Andrew Burr, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, left, Senior Airman Thomas Drouillard, 445th CES firefighter, and Justin Raymundo, 7th CES firefighter extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The firefighters tested a new ultra-high pressure fire hose that sprays a mist intended to cool the gasses surrounding the flames; earlier models typically blanket the flames with larger water droplets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Senior Airman Thomas Drouillard, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, assists with holding a fire hose being used to extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. Although ultra-high pressure firefighting is not a new idea, new technology provides firefighters the ability to use the method in events that benefit more from the upgraded fire suppression system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Senior Airman Thomas Drouillard, 445th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, assists with holding a fire hose being used to extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. Although ultra-high pressure firefighting is not a new idea, new technology provides firefighters the ability to use the method in events that benefit more from the upgraded fire suppression system. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Airman Andrew Burr, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, left, Senior Airman Thomas Drouillard, 445th CES firefighter, and Justin Raymundo, 7th CES firefighter extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The liquid surrounding the aircraft fire trainer simulates jet fuel pooling around the aircraft on the tarmac during a potential real-world fire which can reach up to 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Airman Andrew Burr, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, left, Senior Airman Thomas Drouillard, 445th CES firefighter, and Justin Raymundo, 7th CES firefighter extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The liquid surrounding the aircraft fire trainer simulates jet fuel pooling around the aircraft on the tarmac during a potential real-world fire which can reach up to 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Senior Airman Thomas Rush, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, kneels after extinguishing a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The 7th CES firefighters wear equipment that weighs approximately 45 pounds while extinguishing fires that can reach up to 1,000 degrees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Senior Airman Thomas Rush, 7th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, kneels after extinguishing a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The 7th CES firefighters wear equipment that weighs approximately 45 pounds while extinguishing fires that can reach up to 1,000 degrees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Two 7th Civil Engineer Squadron Rosenbauer Panther fire trucks extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The Rosenbauer Panther fire truck is an aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle that specializes in emergency response and passenger rescue during aircraft fires and emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

Two 7th Civil Engineer Squadron Rosenbauer Panther fire trucks extinguish a fire on an aircraft fire trainer at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Sept. 15, 2020. The Rosenbauer Panther fire truck is an aircraft rescue and firefighting vehicle that specializes in emergency response and passenger rescue during aircraft fires and emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Colin Hollowell)

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