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Firefighters set to train with controlled burn at Fairbanks International Airport

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KODIAK, Alaska — Alaska Department of Transportation officials say firefighters are scheduled to train with a controlled burn Saturday and Monday at Fairbanks International Airport.

The training is set to start at 7 a.m. on each of those days.

The exercise will involve the controlled burning of diesel fuel. Officials say occasional plumes of smoke may be visible at the southern section of the airport.

The exercise is held to meet recurring training sessions as required by the Federal Aviation Administration.

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