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Beale firefighters, Airman 1st Class Sean Russell and Staff Sgt. Nathan Shaw battle an aircraft fire on a simulated aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. Beale firefighters routinely train at the aircraft simulation pit to enhance their skills and showcase their abilities to fire department leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Firefighters, Airman 1st Class Sean Russell and Staff Sgt. Nathan Shaw battle an aircraft fire on a simulated aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. Beale firefighters routinely train at the aircraft simulation pit to enhance their skills and showcase their abilities to fire department leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Beale firemen head towards aircraft interior fire during a live fire exercise at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. The simulated aircraft is capable of producing different fire scenarios from cockpit fires to cargo bay fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

U.S. Air Force firemen head towards an aircraft interior fire during a live fire exercise at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. The simulated aircraft is capable of producing different fire scenarios from cockpit fires to cargo bay fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Staff Sgt. Kyle Scritchfield (center), 9th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, guides other Beale firemen at an aircraft interior fire on a simulated aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. Beale firemen routinely utilize the aircraft simulation pit to train at combating aircraft fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyle Scritchfield, center, 9th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, guides other Beale firemen at an aircraft interior fire on a simulated aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. Beale firemen routinely utilize the aircraft simulation pit to train at combating aircraft fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Beale firemen try to extinguish a cargo fire on a simulated aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. The fire department routinely uses the aircraft to show the many scenarios a firefighter can encounter in the field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

U.S. Air Force firemen try to extinguish a cargo fire on a simulated aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. The fire department routinely uses the aircraft to show the many scenarios a firefighter can encounter in the field. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

A Beale fire truck sprays down a simulated aircraft fire at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. Five trucks and 16 personnel were used to combat the simulated aircraft crash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

A Beale fire truck sprays down a simulated aircraft fire at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. Five trucks and 16 personnel were used to combat the simulated aircraft crash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Beale firemen, Airman 1st Class Sean Russell and Staff Sgt. Nathan Shaw, fight an engine fire on a simulated aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. Beale firefighters use a simulated aircraft to train and combat many fire scenarios ranging from engine fires to cockpit fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

U.S. Air Force firemen, Airman 1st Class Sean Russell and Staff Sgt. Nathan Shaw, fight an engine fire on a simulated aircraft at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., March 19, 2012. Beale firefighters use a simulated aircraft to train and combat many fire scenarios ranging from engine fires to cockpit fires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)