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This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every second counts, plan two ways out!”, is to encourage people to have more than one safe exit during a fire incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore, Jr., 86th Airlift Wing commander, and leadership from the 86th Civil Engineer Group and 86th Civil Engineer Squadron gather for the signing of the Kaiserslautern Military Community’s Fire Prevention Proclamation on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 28, 2017. This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every second counts, plan two ways out!”, is to encourage people to have more than one safe exit during a fire incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every second counts, plan two ways out!”, is to encourage people to have more than one safe exit during a fire incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Blake Baker, 86th civil engineer squadron firefighter, holds the signed Kaiserslautern Military Community proclamation during Fire Prevention Week on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 28, 2017. Fire prevention week will be observed Oct. 8-14. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jennifer Smith)

This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every second counts, plan two ways out!”, is to encourage people to have more than one safe exit during a fire incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alexander Leonard, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, simulates ignoring a skillet on a hot stove while cooking on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 27, 2017. Unattended cooking can be dangerous, according to The National Fire Protection Association U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 166,100 home structure fires per year that involved cooking equipment from 2010-14. Almost half of the reported home structure fires were caused by cooking. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every second counts, plan two ways out!”, is to encourage people to have more than one safe exit during a fire incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

U.S Air Force Senior Airman Alexander Leonard, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron driver operator, demonstrates how to properly put out a grease fire with flour on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 27, 2017. In the event of a grease fire, extinguishing the fire with baking soda or flour, shutting off the stove and carefully placing the lid on top of it, or using a fire extinguisher is the recommended action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every second counts, plan two ways out!”, is to encourage people to have more than one safe exit during a fire incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

Airman 1st Class Darrion Browning, 86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, inspects a smoke alarm on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 29, 2017. According to The National Fire Protection Association smoke alarms should be maintained according to manufacturer's instructions. Smoke alarms with non-replaceable 10-year batteries are designed to remain effective for up to 10 years. If the alarm chirps, warning that the battery is low, it is recommended the entire smoke alarm be replaced immediately. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every second counts, plan two ways out!”, is to encourage people to have more than one safe exit during a fire incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Skipper Valentin Cruzado, 86th Civil Engineer Squadron fire emergency services assistant chief of training, inspects a fire extinguisher on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 27, 2017. An extinguisher should only be used on fires in their beginning stages, when they are small. In the event of a big fire, exit the facility and contact 112. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany -- U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Richard G. Moore, Jr., 86th Airlift Wing commander, and leadership from the 86th Civil Engineer Group and 86th Civil Engineer Squadron gather for the signing of the Kaiserslautern Military Community’s Fire Prevention Proclamation on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Sept. 28, 2017. This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every second counts, plan two ways out!”, is to encourage people to have more than one safe exit during a fire incident. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Savannah L. Waters)