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Peterson AFB participates in Rising Phoenix II exercise with community partners

Picture of two Airmen talking with fire burning in background

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Seth Mosley, Rising Phoenix II exercise safety officer, right, provides guidance to an Airman with the 21st Civil Engineering Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2020. Rising Phoenix II simulated an Alert 3 commercial aircraft crash on the northwest side of the Colorado Springs Airport property. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Bunn)

Photo of two Airman in firefighting gear kneeling down and holding hose

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Juan Sepulveda, left, and Senior Airman Justin Klug, 21st Civil Engineering Squadron firefighters, watch as tankers extinguish fire during the Rising Phoenix II exercise at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2020. One of the firefighters acts a nozzle man and is typically the newest guy on the team. In an effort to balance experience, the second firefighter on the hose is typically one of the more senior members of the team and acts a hose feeder and recuse operator searching for victims. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Bunn)

Picture of Airman holding fire hose

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Charlie Rogers, 21st Civil Engineering Squadron firefighter, gathers a hose as water falls down on him from a firetruck after completing the Rising Phoenix II exercise at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2020. A crash rescue firetruck can hold up to 3,300 gallons and discharges at 250 PSI, 1,500 gallons a minute. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Bunn)

Picture of firefighters using hose to put out fire

Firefighters from the 21st Civil Engineering Squadron work together to extinguish a fire during the Rising Phoenix II exercise at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2020. The purpose of this exercise was to reinforce community partnerships to include Colorado Springs Fire Department. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Bunn)

Head and shoulder portrait of Airman in firefighting gear

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Justin House, 21st Civil Engineering Squadron firefighter, poses for a portrait after completing the Rising Phoenix II exercise at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2020. The 21st Civil Engineering Fire Department was established in 1942. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Bunn)

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Seth Mosley, Rising Phoenix II exercise safety officer, right, provides guidance to an Airman with the 21st Civil Engineering Squadron at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 1, 2020. Rising Phoenix II simulated an Alert 3 commercial aircraft crash on the northwest side of the Colorado Springs Airport property. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Jared Bunn)

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