Fire academy recruits put their skills to the test

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 18 2013 6:15 p.m. MST

Recruits pull a fire engine during the apparatus pull competition of the Utah Valley University RCA Fire Games in Provo, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.

Ravell Call, Deseret News

PROVO — New firefighter recruits tested their skills against veteran firefighters in a competition on Wednesday.

UVU RCA Fire Academy Fire Games consist of a team of alumni competing against the current fire academy class before their graduation. There are nine events such as the the Fire Engine Pull, wall breach, and firefighter self rescue.

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