Firefighters' rescue competition

Firefighters from Hampshire will take on 38 fire service and rescue specialists in an annual two day challenge.

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Hampshire firefighters compete

Firefighters compete to practise their specialist skills Credit: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters from Hampshire will today compete in a national rescue competition.

The event will see the fire services race to carry out the specialist tasks.

Lee Harvey, Hampshire's Extrication Team Manager, said: "This is a great opportunity for us to practise our specialist skills and for our firefighters to tackle some of the more unusual situations which they might encounter during their career."

Firefighters will take part in a variety of tasks Credit: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

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