City Tomorrow, a Relentless Firefighter Fan Suggests…
posted by July 6 at 11:48 AMon
The Pioneer Square Fire Festival. This fan of the firefighters, who happens to have my email address, also takes this week’s Stranger Suggests to task for ignoring his beloved event:
No stranger recommendation for fire festival? In terms of hot guys, it’s better than gay pride.
The firefighter fan gripes, I Slog, you decide. Here’s his photographic evidence from last year’s festival:
And here’s the description of what to expect this year:
The highlight of this year’s festival will be the Firefighter Combat Challenge. Often featured on ESPN, the Firefighter Combat Challenge pits over 70 teams of firefighters against one another in what is often billed as “the toughest 2 minutes in sports” … Competitors must climb a 5-story tower, hoist, chop, drag hoses and rescue a life-sized, 175 lb. “victim” as they race against themselves, their opponent and the clock.