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Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
James Russow, of the Hoses, and Shawn McDonald, of the Guns, compete for the puck during the 15th annual Guns and Hoses Hockey Classic at the Maverik Center in West Valley City on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018.

Utah cops and firefighters faced off against each other Saturday in an annual charity hockey matchup raising money for first responders and their families.

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The game included a ceremonial puck drop by Alex Brotherson, younger brother of deceased West Valley police officer Cody Brotherson, who died when he was run over by three juveniles in a stolen car in 2016.

Funds raised during the 15th annual Guns and Hoses Hockey Classic will benefit the Mascot Miracles Foundation and University of Utah Health's Burn Camp, a summer program, for children who have been burned.

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