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Minot AFB Annual Fuel Spill Exercise

5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters begin training during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The exercise simulated a fuel truck spilling 6,000 gallons of fuel after its rear end got damaged, which was part of the annual training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters begin training during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The exercise simulated a fuel truck spilling 6,000 gallons of fuel after its rear end got damaged, which was part of the annual training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Firefighters with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron collect simulated contaminated material at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. Firefighters were conducting a fuel spill exercise, which is part of a yearly requirement for them. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Firefighters with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron collect simulated contaminated material at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. Firefighters were conducting a fuel spill exercise, which is part of a yearly requirement for them. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters work together to contain a simulated fuel spill during a training exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The fuel spill was part of an annual training requirement and the entire process can take from only a few hours up to an entire day to complete, depending on how bad the spill is. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters work together to contain a simulated fuel spill during a training exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The fuel spill was part of an annual training requirement and the entire process can take from only a few hours up to an entire day to complete, depending on how bad the spill is. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Firefighters with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron roll up a spill absorbent pad during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The yellow pads are used to stop the fuel spill immediately while the firefighters use blue pads to absorb the liquid, which was part of the annual training the firefighters received. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Firefighters with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron roll up a spill absorbent pad during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The yellow pads are used to stop the fuel spill immediately while the firefighters use blue pads to absorb the liquid, which was part of the annual training the firefighters received. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

A 5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter waits by the fire truck during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. During the annual training, three firefighters posted by the fire truck maintain communication with six firefighters who try to contain the fuel spill. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

A 5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter waits by the fire truck during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. During the annual training, three firefighters posted by the fire truck maintain communication with six firefighters who try to contain the fuel spill. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

A fire hose sits near a drain during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The hose was used to help cover the drains and keep the simulated contaminate away and is part of annual training the firefighters receive. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

A fire hose sits near a drain during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The hose was used to help cover the drains and keep the simulated contaminate away and is part of annual training the firefighters receive. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Firefighters with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron contain a simulated fuel spill during a training exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The firefighters contained the fuel while approximately 3,500 gallons of fuel was sucked up by the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants department during the annual training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Firefighters with the 5th Civil Engineer Squadron contain a simulated fuel spill during a training exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The firefighters contained the fuel while approximately 3,500 gallons of fuel was sucked up by the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants department during the annual training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- 5th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters begin training during a fuel spill exercise at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 8, 2016. The exercise simulated a fuel truck spilling 6,000 gallons of fuel after its rear end got damaged, which was part of the annual training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)
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