by Joey Crandall

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January 29, 2013
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Valley firefighters training for stair climb

It's seems a bit like a cruel joke — training for a race up the stairs of a 69-floor building in a community where the tallest structures for miles around are grain silos.But a group of East Fork Fire & Paramedics Districts firefighters are finding a way to get it done in preparation for the 22nd annual Scott Firefighter Stair Climb in Seattle in March.The statistics of the event are nothing short of staggering. More than 1,550 firefighters from nearly 300 different fire departments will ascend the 1,311 steps of Seattle's Columbia Center on March 10.Sent up at 10-second intervals, …

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