Firefighters Muster Is Saturday

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The Catoosa County Fire Department and Fort Oglethorpe Fire Rescue will host the third round of the North West Georgia Fire Chief's Association Firefighters Muster on Saturday. 

The Muster is a competition between firefighters involving skills of the trade.  The events are designed to invoke teamwork and cooperation while enjoying the spirit of competition. 

Teams from across north Georgia are expected to be onhand to compete.  

Funds raised are used for firefighter scholarships.

The event will be held at Gateway Business Center beginning at 9 a.m. 

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