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Echo Press photos by Celeste Beam Between innings, Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen (right) and Fire Chief Shane Schmidt (middle) had to run to the bases and then dress in each other's uniforms. Schmidt put on what a deputy wears and Wolbersen had to don firefighter's turnout gear. They gave each other a high-five at home base.

Event is a hit for charity

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Changing things up didn't break the streak.

Once again, the Alexandria Fire Department's team beat the Douglas County Law Enforcement team - this time, in a game of softball. The two teams usually battle it out in a charity game of broomball, which has always been won by the fire department.


And although the law enforcement players played their best during Wednesday night's six-inning game, the firefighters walked away with a 15-7 win.

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