October 28, 2010
By Nancy Gould, Hunter Army Airfield Public Affairs
One of the winning team members of the Hunter Fire Department engages in a task Sept. 11 during the Firefighting Challenge in Liberty County.
As part of the competition, firefighters were required to move an anvil-type object with a hammer three feet to assimilate the power required for a forcible entry in a burning building.
Lieutenant William Davis, a Hunter Army Airfield firefighter, drags a fire hose during the Liberty County Firefighting Challenge. He and Capt. Robert Gordon, also a Hunter firefighter, took second place in the competition with a combined time of 4...
Hunter Fire Station Chief Thomas Wiley, hoists 45-pounds of fire hose to the top of a tower before carrying it down three flights of stairs.
The final task in the competition required all firefighters to drag a 185-pound mannequin 100 feet to the finish line.