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Daniel Manning and Stephen Cooper, 100th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, extinguish an aircraft fire as part of annual proficiency skill training for firefighters at their training burn pit on RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. These exercises provide training and keep fire team members prepared with the techniques needed to control an aircraft fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Firefighters from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron talk about the aircraft live-fire training they are about to execute at RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. All firefighters are required to conduct live-fire training twice a year to avoid skill fade and keep their qualifications current. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Firefighters from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron talk about safety procedures inside the training aircraft before a live-fire training exercise at RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. These exercises provide training and keep fire team members prepared with the techniques needed to control an aircraft fire. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Daniel Manning, left, and Malcolm Strickland, 100th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, ensure their equipment is on properly before an aircraft live-fire training session at RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. The crew demonstrated their ability to work as a team to extinguish aircraft fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Firefighters from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron extinguish an aircraft fire as part of annual proficiency skill training for firefighters at their training burn pit on RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. All firefighters are required to conduct live-fire training at least twice a year to avoid their skills from fading and keep their qualifications current. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Firefighters from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron, extinguish an aircraft fire as part of annual proficiency skill training for firefighters at their training burn pit on RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. The fire department holds this training to keep fire team members proficient in aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Firefighters from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron check over their equipment before an aircraft live-fire training session at RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. The fire department holds this training to keep fire team members proficient in aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

A 100th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter extinguishes a fire inside a mock aircraft as part of annual proficiency skill training for firefighters at their training burn pit on RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. All firefighters are required to conduct live-fire training at least twice a year to avoid their skills from fading and keep their qualifications current. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

Firefighters from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron, extinguish an aircraft fire as part of annual proficiency skill training for firefighters at their training burn pit on RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. The fire department holds this training to keep fire team members proficient in aircraft incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

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Firefighters from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron clear out water from a hose after an aircraft live-fire training session at RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. All firefighters are required to conduct live-fire training twice a year to avoid skill fade and keep their qualifications current. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)

RAF MILDENHALL, England -- Firefighters from the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron, extinguished an aircraft fire as part of annual proficiency skill training for firefighters at their training burn pit on RAF Mildenhall, England, March 21, 2018. The Fire Emergency Service Training Program mandates aircraft live fire training for installations with a flightline to conduct a minimum of two live sessions per year for response personnel. All firefighters are required to conduct live-fire training at least twice a year to avoid skill fade and keep their qualifications current.