FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Drivers going past Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday around lunchtime may have noticed a lot of first responders and fire rescue vehicles.
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Starting at 11 a.m., nearly two dozen different agencies and about 100 volunteers took part in a training exercise which involved a simulated emergency landing and a controlled burn.READ MORE: Clear Masks Make It Possible For Children To See A Teacher's Facial Expressions At Baptist Health System Learning Centers
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Airports are required to do this type of drill every three years.