Horry County Fire Department wellness coordinator and Team Horry captain Michael Medeiros takes a breather after a practice run Nov. 3, 2010, for next week's Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge world championships to be held at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Firefighter teams from around the world will be competing in the challenge, and this is the first year it has come to Myrtle Beach. The event features a timed race using many of the skills needed for a fireman's everyday job. Five hundred teams and 1,500 competitors are expected for the event. Team Horry has two teams in the event and has competed in regional and national events for the past nine years.
Horry County Fire Department wellness coordinator and Team Horry captain Michael Medeiros takes a breather after a practice run Nov. 3, 2010, for next week's Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge world championships to be held at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Firefighter teams from around the world will be competing in the challenge, and this is the first year it has come to Myrtle Beach. The event features a timed race using many of the skills needed for a fireman's everyday job. Five hundred teams and 1,500 competitors are expected for the event. Team Horry has two teams in the event and has competed in regional and national events for the past nine years. By Randall Hill / rhill@thesunnews.com
Horry County Fire Department wellness coordinator and Team Horry captain Michael Medeiros takes a breather after a practice run Nov. 3, 2010, for next week's Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge world championships to be held at Broadway at the Beach in Myrtle Beach. Firefighter teams from around the world will be competing in the challenge, and this is the first year it has come to Myrtle Beach. The event features a timed race using many of the skills needed for a fireman's everyday job. Five hundred teams and 1,500 competitors are expected for the event. Team Horry has two teams in the event and has competed in regional and national events for the past nine years. By Randall Hill / rhill@thesunnews.com

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