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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Aviation Authority will be conducting an emergency drill on Tuesday at Cecil Airport beginning at 8 a.m.

According to a release from JAA, a smoke grenade simulating an F-18 engine fire will be set off by the JAA Police Department.

Responding to the mock aircraft emergency drill will be the Florida Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, Jacksonville International Airport Operations Control Center and crash trucks.

JAA is alerting the public about the exercise so people in the area will not be alarmed when the drill is going on.