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Edgett Excavating Sponsors FireFit 2019

Image above: Edgett Excavating proudly supports our local fire department.

Edgett was a proud sponsor of the event when it was last held in the Comox Valley in April of 2009.

Edgett Excavating’s Corporate Challenge Team at Firefit 2009.

We have continued to support our our local fire department in the important work they do and are excited to help make this event happen in Courtenay again this year, a decade later.

Have a look at the poster for this year and do come out to the Superstore Parking Lot from 11am on May 11 & 12 to join us at FireFit2019.

 

About fire fit

The Scott FireFit Championships is a competition based on fire fighting tasks commonly performed in emergency situations. There are many different levels of Competitors, from the seasoned 10 year veteran to the first time rookies. The FireFit Event is very demanding. Training prior to competition is imperative. FireFit.com 

August 1994 saw the first Canadian National FireFit Competition held at the Pacific National Exhibition (P.N.E.) in Vancouver. During the 15 days of the P.N.E. approximately 50,000 spectators enjoyed the Event.

With the success of the P.N.E. Event, 7 FireFit events were scheduled and held from coast to coast in 1995 with over 715 competitors from more than 105 Fire Departments participating. Brampton was crowned Canadian Champions again in 1995 at the CNE in Toronto, holding onto the Title they had won at the P.N.E. the previous year. 1996 saw 7 successful competitions once again, with records broken in every category and Brampton taking the Team Title, for a third time, at the C.N.E. hosted by Toronto. In 1997 there were more events, more competitors and a new Champion Team from the Toronto Fire Dept. at the London Western Fair.

The popularity of the FireFit Competition has grown and grown over the past 25 years and today it visits every Province in Canada. With the popularity of our annual broadcasts, aired on TSN, OLN & RDS, FireFit has become known not only in Canada but World Wide. Competitors come from every Province and Territory in Canada as well as the United States, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, England and the Middle East. This year (2019) the event takes place in Courtenay, BC.