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New record set at Firefighter Challenge

The elite event also inducted its first hall of fame members


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By Leila Merrill
FireRescue1/EMS1 Staff

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The 2022 Fire Challenge season is in the books after the winning team set a new record.

Mile High Combat Over 40 – a team made up of Aaron Piering, WIlliam Gates, MacKenzie Briggs, Paco Ciocarlan and Lee Vidal – set a new world record in the hybrid relay over 40 category with a time of 1:10.11.

The hall of fame ceremony was a new tradition this year and the inaugural inductees included:

  • Brian Spaulding
  • Jeff Ellis
  • Martha Ellis
  • Roy Davis
  • Bob Russell
  • Brad Roe
  • Kevin Voyles
  • Randy Kalan
  • Bill Noland
  • Randy Hogan
  • Eric Lang
  • Ted Overcash

Firefighter Challenge posted photos and videos of the events on its social media accounts.


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