2006 Firefighter Championships: Day 1 results

Published: 22nd October 2006

Day one of the Firefighter Championships saw three events hotly contested.

Results are as follows:

Event 1 – Discipline

The Discipline Event demonstrates the ability of a team of firefighters to carry out precision marching and correct presentation of uniforms and medals


  1. Port Macquarie
  2. Lakes Entrance (VIC)
  3. Thirroul
  4. Casino
  5. Coffs Harbour

Event 2 – Ladder Practice

Individual competitors run 22 metres to a ladder, which is just over 6 metres high, ascend the ladder to strike a target, the fastest competitor being declared the winner.


  1. Morisset (Mark Waters) 7.64 seconds
  2. Kelso (Ray Dresser) 7.73 seconds
  3. Echuca (VIC) (Mark Hooper) 7.87 seconds
  4. Coffs Harbour (Craig Mayled) 7.93 seconds
  5. Echuca (VIC) ( Luke Arnold) 7.96 seconds

Event 3 – Urban Pump Collector and Ladder

The objective of this exercise is to extinguish a fire in a second storey building. A crew of four firefighters work as a team to use hydrant water relayed through a pump and into two lines of hose which are fixed to the side of a ladder. Each team's time is recorded when the second stream of water hits a target.


  1. Scarborough (20.52 seconds)
  2. Coffs (20.93 seconds)
  3. Glen Innes (21.07 seconds)
  4. Dorrigo (21.13 seconds)
  5. Kelso (21.33 seconds)

Leader board

Competition placings at the end of day one are:

  1. Port Macquarie
  2. Scarborough
  3. Coffs Harbour
  4. Morisset
  5. Kelso

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