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Heat is on as fire brigade comps begin

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November 21, 2017

Rochester Fire Brigade 1 - under 14 team sprinting off the line. Harika Aktepe, Bronwyn Macague, Oliver and Ben McMinn. Rochester Fire Brigade 2 - Harika and Bronwyn off in the 2 person wet event. Rochester Fire brigade 3 - team photo from Kerang competition last weekend. From left Bronwyn, Bryce, Harika, Calvin, Chloe, Daniel, Ben, Oliver and Roy.

Rochy Fire Brigade 1 - under14 team sprinting off the line. Harika Aktepe, Bronwyn Macague, Oliver and Ben McMinn.

Rochester Fire Brigade 1 - under 14 team sprinting off the line. Harika Aktepe, Bronwyn Macague, Oliver and Ben McMinn. Rochester Fire Brigade 2 - Harika and Bronwyn off in the 2 person wet event. Rochester Fire brigade 3 - team photo from Kerang competition last weekend. From left Bronwyn, Bryce, Harika, Calvin, Chloe, Daniel, Ben, Oliver and Roy.

FIRE brigade competition season has just started and Rochester junior fire brigade competed on Sunday in Kangaroo Flat against 12 other teams.

Fire competition running is a summer sport that is an alternative to the standard cricket, tennis, athletics for kids aged between 11 to 17 years of age, boys and girls.

They compete in two age groups, under 14s and under 17s and the teams are made up of integrated boys/girls on each team.

Competitors compete against other teams to connect hoses, turning on pressurised water and shoot targets.

There’s a position to suit all abilities.

The sport encourages team work, builds personal skills and most of all having fun in the summer with water.

The Rochester juniors train on Tuesday nights from 4 to 5:30pm.

Anyone interested can contact Jarrod Kelly 0407 565 388.

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