Tough Firefighters

 The Firefighter Challenge hosted by the firefighters of Fire District 3 in Leavenworth on April 28th was a lot of hard work but a lot of fun too for participating firefighters. There was a lot of good-natured competition between the Pavement Queens (structural firefighters) and the Ditch Diggers (wildland firefighters). The course covered 6.2 carrying  full wildland firefighting gear miles with a vertical gain of 1,665 feet that tested the physical and mental toughness of the competitors. Pictured are husband and wife firefighters Terri and Evan Woods of Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue as they completed the course.