Firefighter’s Combat Challenge
Firefighters from all over the nation and around the world will once again be descending upon Tyler for the annual Firefighter’s Combat Challenge. For the past few years firefighters have been challenged to a firefighting obstacle course that is set up on the parking lot at Broadway Square Mall and represents five tasks that all firefighters must master.
The simulated fire scene challenges are:
- the high rise hose drag
- the hose hoist
- the forcible entry
- the hose advance
- victim rescue
The challenge is based on a university based research study and today is a test that many departments use to identify potential applicants.
Attending the event is free to the public.
Friday, October 4th from 4:30p – 11p and Saturday, October 5th 9:30a – 3P