Firefighters Go Head-to-Head

Cornwall, ON – July 11, 2017Who doesn’t love watching people go head-to-head for a challenge? I certainly do. I love watching all kinds of TV shows where people compete against one another. I probably have just as much adrenaline watching the competitors as they do when they actually compete. If you’re like me then this is something you won’t want to miss!

On Saturday July 15th, the 11th Annual Ingleside Firefighter Challenge will be held in front of Ingleside Shopping Plaza. The Ingleside Firefighter’s Association is hosting the event and is sending invites to all neighbouring fire departments in SD&G.

Firefighters will compete in a challenge meant to simulate the first few minutes of a fire. They will have to showcase their skills by forcible entry, hose pulls, victim drag, ladder climbing and more!

But don’t worry, this isn’t just an event for firefighters; there’s fun for the whole family! The event will include a BBQ, a beer garden, pony rides, face painting, a children’s firefighter challenge, live music and more. Best of all, everything is free! (Donations will be accepted, and all proceeds will go to the Ingleside Firefighter’s Association)

Check out the itinerary below:

  • 12pm-4pm: Schneiders / Foodland Community Cruiser BBQ
  • -12pm-1pm: Beer Garden
  • 1pm-5pm: Free Children’s Activities (Inflatables by Bubble Bounce, Pony Rides, Children’s Firefighter Challenge, Face Painting)
  • 1:30pm: Firefighter Challenge Registration
  • 2pm: Firefighter Challenge followed by youth challenge
  • 2pm: Little Ray’s Reptiles Show
  • 4pm: Wings and Corn
  • 8pm-10pm: Photo Booth
  • 4pm-1am: Live music (featuring Alex and Ethan MacIsaac, Quitter, Mena Hardy and Kilts, Riffs and Spurs)
Written by Sophie Poirier

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