Photo of the Week: Firefighters beat police in 'Farmer Wars'

In this week's photo, Howard County teammates take part in a friendly rivalry at the local fair

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By FireRescue1 Staff

HOWARD COUNTY, Md. — Howard County firefighters and police officers engaged in a friendly competition at the 76th annual Howard County Fair on Sunday night: Farmer Wars.

The event involved hay stacking and tractor-driving in teams of three, according to the Baltimore Sun.

The Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services team won.

Chris High, a firefighter and EMT, said the contest helped with team building.

“It’s always a rivalry in everything that we do between the police and the fire [departments], so this is a good way to [show] camaraderie,” High said.

The department's participation in the fair went beyond the contest. Fire Chief Lou Winston spent some time in the dunk tank.

Photo/Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services


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