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39th CES FD excels through the flames

A firefighter walks to scene of simulated aircraft fire.

A 39th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter approaches a simulated aircraft fire at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 7, 2018. The firefighters, who responded to the fire, were donned in full protective gear. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

Simulated aircraft fire

The 39th Civil Engineer Squadron training managers light a simulted aircraft fire during an exercise at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 7, 2018. The simulated aircraft fire is used to keep the fire fighters properly trained and prepared in case of a real-world incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

Fire truck sprays water at simulated aircraft fire.

Members of the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department extinguis a simulated aircraft fire at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 7, 2018. The fire department members used the exercise to decrease response time and practice with their equipment to ensure they are sufficently trained. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

A fire truck puts out a simulated aircraft fire.

Members of the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department utilize a crash tender to put out a simulated aircraft fire at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 7, 2018. The fire department members used the exercise to decrease response time and practice with their equipment to ensure they are sufficiently trained. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

Firefighters put out a simulated aircraft fire.

Members of the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department work to put out a simulated aircraft fire at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 7, 2018. The department training managers had full control of the simulated fire, ensuring the firefighters received the most realistic aircraft fire experience. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

Equipment for simulated casualties lays ready during a simulated aircraft fire

Equipment for simulated casualties lays ready during a simulated aircraft fire at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 7, 2018. Members of the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department are trained to respond to both fire and medical emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

Members of the Inspector General's team observe a simulated aircraft fire.

U.S. Air Force members assigned to the 39th Inspector General’s team observe the 39th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department during a simulated aircraft fire at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Aug. 7, 2018. The 39th IG team was present during the exercise to observe the fire-fighters’ procedures and responses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Nagle)

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