Annual Kip Hall Firefighter Challenge set for Saturday

EPFD: Kip Hall
Friday, October 18, 2013 - 12:52pm

Firefighters, families and friends are set to descend on the El Paso Fire Department's training facility Saturday for the annual Kip Hall Memorial Firefighter's Challenge.

Named in honor of EPFD Firefighter Kip Hall, the competition has been hailed by ESPN as “The Toughest Two Minutes in Sports.” Hall, who joined EPFD and the Combat Challenge team back in 1998, died in 2007 after a battle against cancer.

The competition will feature local firefighters going head-to-head in several events, as well as firefighting equipment on display and demonstrations of technique throughout the day.

Snacks, refreshments, t-shirts, and other items will be available for purchase, with the money collected benefitting the El Paso Fire Department Explorers.

Here are the details on Saturday's event,:

Competition begins promptly at 9 a.m.

El Paso Fire Training Academy 6800 Delta (Inside Ascarate Park)

Admission: FREE

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