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22 ARW, fire, firefighter, live fire, McConnell Air Force Base, McConnell AFB

Tech. Sgt. Rocky Vazquez, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection station captain, observes operations as a safety representative during an annual night aircraft burn, Sept. 18, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Firefighters train regularly to ensure they are prepared to respond to any emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)

22 ARW, fire, firefighter, live fire, McConnell Air Force Base, McConnell AFB

Brent Hardsaw, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, and Airman 1st Class Trace James, 22nd CES fire protection apprentice, extinguish flames during an annual night aircraft burn Sept. 18, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Communication is vital during burning exercises or real-world scenarios to ensure the mission is completed safely and efficiently. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)

22 ARW, fire, firefighter, live fire, McConnell Air Force Base, McConnell AFB

Firefighters assigned to the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron operate fire attack hoses during an annual night aircraft burn Sept. 18, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Aircraft burns are conducted both day and night to provide firefighter personnel with the expertise to respond to an emergency at any time of the day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- Tech. Sgt. Rocky Vazquez, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection station captain, observes operations as a safety representative during an annual night aircraft burn, Sept. 18, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Firefighters train regularly to ensure they are prepared to respond to any emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)