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Firefighters watch as liquid pours from back of a truck.
Date Taken:
December 7, 2005
Photograph By:
Emily Stone, NSF

The Antarctic Fire Department responds to an imaginary fuel spill, simulated by water pouring out of the back of a truck’s tank, that resulted from a staged vehicle accident during an emergency response exercise. All three U.S. Antarctic stations participate in simulated catastrophe drills. To learn more about emergency preparedness on the Ice, read the December 18, 2005, issue of THE ANTARCTIC SUN, at:

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