Hunter Firefighters win Firefighting Challenge

By Nancy Gould, Hunter Army Airfield Public AffairsOctober 28, 2010

One of the winning team members of the Hunter Fire Department engages in a task Sept. 11 during the Firefighting Challenge in Liberty County.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – One of the winning team members of the Hunter Fire Department engages in a task Sept. 11 during the Firefighting Challenge in Liberty County. (Photo Credit: Nancy Gould, Hunter Army Airfield Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
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.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 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. (Photo Credit: Nancy Gould, Hunter Army Airfield Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
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 minutes, 40 seconds.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 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 minutes, 40 seconds. (Photo Credit: Shane Shifflett, Fort Stewart Fire Department) VIEW ORIGINAL
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.
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The final task in the competition required all firefighters to drag a 185-pound mannequin 100 feet to the finish line.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The final task in the competition required all firefighters to drag a 185-pound mannequin 100 feet to the finish line. (Photo Credit: Shane Shifflett, Fort Stewart Fire Department) VIEW ORIGINAL