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Serving up kitchen safety during 2020 Fire Prevention Week

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, and Mark Farias, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, and Sparky the Fire Dog pose with the signed 2020 Fire Proclamation Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, Mark Farias, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, and Sparky the Fire Dog pose with the signed 2020 Fire Proclamation Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The week-long observance, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, takes place from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10. This year's theme for Fire Prevention Week is "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen," tackling the leading cause of home fires: unattended cooking and cooking equipment. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, and Mark Farias, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, sign the 2020 Fire Proclamation with Sparky the Fire Dog Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, and Mark Farias, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, sign the 2020 Fire Proclamation with Sparky the Fire Dog Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year's theme for Fire Prevention Week is, "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen." The week-long observance, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, takes place from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10 and tackles the leading cause of home fires: unattended cooking and cooking equipment. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, and Mark Farias, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, sign the 2020 Fire Proclamation with Sparky the Fire Dog Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, and Mark Farias, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, sign the 2020 Fire Proclamation with Sparky the Fire Dog Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year's theme for Fire Prevention Week is, "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” The week-long observance, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, takes place from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10 this year and tackles the leading cause of home fires: unattended cooking and cooking equipment. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, poses with Sparky the Fire Dog after signing the 2020 Fire Proclamation Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, poses with Sparky the Fire Dog after signing the 2020 Fire Proclamation Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The week-long observance, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, takes place from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10. This year's theme for Fire Prevention Week is "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen," aims to educate everyone about the simple yet important actions that keep them, and those around them, safe in the kitchen. (U.S. Space Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brittany E. N. Murphy)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --

Col. Anthony Mastalir, 30th Space Wing commander, and Mark Farias, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire chief, sign the 2020 Fire Proclamation with Sparky the Fire Dog Oct. 5, 2020, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. This year's theme for Fire Prevention Week is, "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” The week-long observance, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association, takes place from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10 this year and tackles the leading cause of home fires: unattended cooking and cooking equipment.