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Firefighters defend stair-climb title

A team of local firefighters successfully defended the title of “Fastest Firefighting Team” for a fifth straight year in a row at the American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Stair Climb event on April 21. Dressed in full structure firefighting gear, firefighters from the East Fork Professional Firefighter’s Association, IAFF Local No. 3726, raced up 36 floors in the stairwell of the Silver Legacy Hotel Casino. Firefighters Nick Summers (6 minutes), Dave Norvell (6:23 minutes), and Mike Hackler (6:27 minutes) were the fastest firefighters and East Fork swept first, second, and third places. The East Fork Firefighters also took first …

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The Record Courier Updated May 9, 2013 04:02PM Published May 7, 2013 10:53AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.