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An Italian fireman lights a car on fire for an American-Italian exercise on Thursday, May 4, 2006. Responders from various Italian fire and police departments and medical facilities joined those from the 31st Fighter Wing fire department, hospital and security forces at Aviano Air Base, Italy, for a mass accident exercise. The purpose of the exercise is to develop a seamless response capability between Italian and American emergency professionals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlein Sheets)

An Italian fireman lights a car on fire for an American-Italian exercise on Thursday, May 4, 2006. Responders from various Italian fire and police departments and medical facilities joined those from the 31st Fighter Wing fire department, hospital and security forces at Aviano Air Base, Italy, for a mass accident exercise. The purpose of the exercise is to develop a seamless response capability between Italian and American emergency professionals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlein Sheets)

Firefighters from the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, douse a fire during an American-Italian exercise on Thursday, May 4, 2006. Responders from various Italian fire and police departments and medical facilities joined those from the 31st FW fire department, hospital and security forces for a mass accident exercise. The purpose of the exercise is to develop a seamless response capability between Italian and American emergency professionals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlein Sheets)

Firefighters from the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, douse a fire during an American-Italian exercise on Thursday, May 4, 2006. Responders from various Italian fire and police departments and medical facilities joined those from the 31st FW fire department, hospital and security forces for a mass accident exercise. The purpose of the exercise is to develop a seamless response capability between Italian and American emergency professionals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlein Sheets)

A firefighter from the Vigili del Fuoco (Italian Fire Department) participates in an American-Italian exercise on Thursday, May 4, 2006. Responders from various Italian fire and police departments and medical facilities joined those from the 31st Fighter Wing fire department, hospital and security forces at Aviano Air Base, Italy, for a mass accident exercise. The purpose of the exercise is to develop a seamless response capability between Italian and American emergency professionals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlein Sheets)

A firefighter from the Vigili del Fuoco (Italian Fire Department) participates in an American-Italian exercise on Thursday, May 4, 2006. Responders from various Italian fire and police departments and medical facilities joined those from the 31st Fighter Wing fire department, hospital and security forces at Aviano Air Base, Italy, for a mass accident exercise. The purpose of the exercise is to develop a seamless response capability between Italian and American emergency professionals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlein Sheets)

A member of the Pordenone chemical accident response team participates in an American-Italian exercise on Thursday, May 4, 2006. Responders from various Italian fire and police departments and medical facilities joined those from the 31st Fighter Wing fire department, hospital and security forces at Aviano Air Base, Italy, for a mass accident exercise. The purpose of the exercise is to develop a seamless response capability between Italian and American emergency professionals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlein Sheets)

A member of the Pordenone chemical accident response team participates in an American-Italian exercise on Thursday, May 4, 2006. Responders from various Italian fire and police departments and medical facilities joined those from the 31st Fighter Wing fire department, hospital and security forces at Aviano Air Base, Italy, for a mass accident exercise. The purpose of the exercise is to develop a seamless response capability between Italian and American emergency professionals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Charlein Sheets)