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Luke Airmen conduct a Fuel Spill Exercise

Senior Airman Joseph Bahr (left), 56th Aeromedicine Squadron bioenvironmental technician, and Staff Sgt. Eric Roberts, 56th Aeromedicine Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of Radiation and Safety Operations Element, monitor volatile organic compounds in the air during a fuel spill exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

Senior Airman Joseph Bahr (left), 56th Aeromedicine Squadron bioenvironmental technician, and Staff Sgt. Eric Roberts, 56th Aeromedicine Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of Radiation and Safety Operations Element, monitor volatile organic compounds in the air during a fuel spill exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The exercise simulated a catastrophic fuel spill during a monsoon; a bioenvironmental response team was dispatched to assess the air quality for hazardous compounds. Luke holds quarterly exercises to ensure Airmen remain proficient in emergency response skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Wongwai)

Firefighters from the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron respond to a simulated fuel spill during an exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

Firefighters from the 56th Civil Engineer Squadron respond to a simulated fuel spill during an exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Various squadrons from the base worked together to test their emergency response plans in case of a real-world fuel spill incident. Luke holds exercises quarterly to ensure Airmen remain proficient in their emergency response skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Wongwai)

Airman 1st Class Jared Schmidt, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, stands ready during a fuel spill exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

Airman 1st Class Jared Schmidt, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, stands ready during a fuel spill exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The exercise involved various response teams working together to contain the spill and assess any potential environmental impact. Luke holds exercises quarterly to ensure Airmen remain proficient on emergency response skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Wongwai)

Two 56th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters walk through a fuel storage area during a fuel spill exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

Two 56th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters walk through a fuel storage area during a fuel spill exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. During the exercise, Luke emergency response teams responded to a simulated catastrophic fuel spill caused by extreme weather. Luke holds exercises quarterly to ensure Airmen remain proficient in their emergency response skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Wongwai)

Senior Airman Joseph Bahr (left), 56th Aeromedicine Squadron bioenvironmental technician, and Staff Sgt. Eric Roberts, 56th Aeromedicine Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of Radiation and Safety Operations Element, monitor volatile organic compounds in the air during a fuel spill exercise Oct. 4, 2019, at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The exercise simulated a catastrophic fuel spill during a monsoon; a bioenvironmental response team was dispatched to assess the air quality for hazardous compounds. Luke holds quarterly exercises to ensure Airmen remain proficient in emergency response skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Wongwai)