Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., Fight a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB on November 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires occur every year to help firefighters maintain their certifications and prepare for emergencies. (US Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Base, Fla., Recently battled a simulated aircraft fire at the base.

Simulated Aircraft Fire Training is conducted annually to help firefighters maintain their certifications and prepare for various emergency situations on or near an aircraft.

Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., Retrieve a hose after a simulated aircraft fire drill at Patrick SFB on November 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires occur annually for help firefighters maintain their certifications and prepare for emergency situations. (US Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)
Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., Fight a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB on November 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires occur annually to help firefighters maintain their certifications and prepare for emergencies. (US Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)
Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., Fight a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB on November 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires occur every year to help firefighters maintain their certifications and prepare for emergencies. (US Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)
Firefighters assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., Fight a simulated aircraft fire at Patrick SFB on November 3, 2021. Simulated aircraft fires occur every year to help firefighters maintain their certifications and prepare for emergencies. (US Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)
A firefighter assigned to the 45th Civil Engineer Squadron at Patrick Space Force Base, Fla., Fights a simulated plane fire at Patrick SFB on November 3, 2021. Simulated plane fires occur every year to help firefighters maintain their certifications and prepare for emergencies. (US Space Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dakota Raub)