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Emergency response at Peterson Air Force Base is a training exercise

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Flames and smoke visible from Peterson Air Force Base is due to a training exercise, not a crash or a fire in the area.

News 5 Viewers called the newsroom to report smoke and fire, but officials at the base confirmed it was an exercise and no one was hurt. 

There is a large presence of first responders near the east gate of the base, and exercises will continue Wednesday night.

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