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Incirlik observes Fire Prevention Week

Firefighter instructs Airmen.

Ahmet Kahraman, Incirlik Air Base Fire Department assistant fire chief of fire prevention, teaches a class on how to properly use a fire extinguisher during a Fire Prevention Week event, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Oct. 7, 2020. Fire Prevention Week commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of Oct. 10, 1871, which killed approximately 300 people, destroyed roughly 3.3 square miles of the city, and left more than 100,000 residents homeless. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Angulo)

Firefighter douses rag with gas.

Murat Usenmez, Incirlik Air Base Fire Department fire extinguisher specialist, douses a rag with gasoline to train students on proper fire extinguisher use, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Oct. 7, 2020. The IAB Fire Department conducted fire extinguisher training as part of Fire Prevention Week. During the training, Airmen were given the opportunity to use a 10-pound dry powder fire extinguisher, which can be used to put out oil, textiles, paper, liquid and electrical fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Angulo)

Airmen puts out fire.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Inez Klevanskaya, 39th Logistics Readiness Squadron Transportation Management Office In-bound Cargo technician, attempts to put out a controlled fire using the PASS (pull, aim, squeeze, sweep) technique during fire extinguisher training, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Oct. 7, 2020. The term PASS is described as pull the pin on the fire extinguisher, aim at the fire, squeeze the trigger and sweep with the nozzle. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Angulo)

Students watch a fire being put out.

Turkish firefighters from the Incirlik Air Base Fire Department instruct Airmen on proper fire extinguisher use at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Oct. 7, 2020. Airmen from different squadrons on base were present for training as part of Fire Prevention Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Angulo)

Firefighter poses next to equipment.

Murat Usenmez, Incirlik Air Base Fire Department fire extinguisher specialist, stands next to two types of fire extinguishers at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Oct. 7, 2020. Unsenmez trained several Airmen from across IAB on fire extinguisher safety as part of Fire Prevention Week. The training included hands-on application from those who attended. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Angulo)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey --

The Incirlik Air Base Fire Department instructed a class on proper fire extinguisher use in observation of Fire Prevention Week. Fire Prevention Week commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of Oct. 10, 1871, which killed approximately 300 people, destroyed roughly 3.3 square miles of the city, and left more than 100,000 residents homeless.