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Contributed Those taking part in the SCOTT Fire Fighter Combat Challenge in Evansville, Indiana included (left to right) Chris Eddy, Shaynen Schmidt, Aaron Zollner, Bill "Same" Thoennes and Shane Schmidt.

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On October 16, four Alexandria firefighters and one Garfield firefighter faced one of the biggest challenges of their firefighting careers in Evansville.


Well, Evansville, Indiana, that is.

The firefighters took part in a physical endurance test called the SCOTT Fire Fighter Combat Challenge.

The event takes place in 25 cities throughout the United States and in New Zealand, Germany, Argentina, Chile and South Africa.

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