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The Minot International was conducting a tabletop exercise Wednesday to prepare for the unexpected when they received a call that there was an emergency landing, and their practice was put to the test.

The Minot Fire Department along with other emergency crews responded to the airport just minutes after the report came in.

But responding to a situation like this, is very different than a residential fire.

"A house might take an hour, hour and a half or two hours to completely burn to the ground. The nature of all the fuel, the lights, stuff on the plane in five minutes, it's basically going to be done if it came in and caught on fire,” says John Krill of the Minot Fire Department.

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