Morinville's Fire Department will be welcoming Sturgeon County's finest firefighters for a competition this weekend.

The 19th Annual Sturgeon County Firefighter Olympics on Saturday (August 12) will include teams from Morinville, Legal, Gibbons, Bon Accord, Calahoo and Namao.

Each team is made up of five competitors who will be participating in fun job-related activities.

“These types of activities give a chance for the town and county departments to get together outside of an emergency situations we do work together as mutual aid partners,” explained Morinville Fire Chief, Brad Boddez. “It is nice to build those relationships through fun activities and team-building exercises.”

The annual event is hosted by a different fire department each year.

 

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