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Competitors will start at the base of the three-story Crofton Tower, both feet on the ground, competitors may have one or both hands on the hand rails provided prior to the stair climb. On the sounding of the start horn, the competitor will ascend the stairs to the top of the tower. Competitors may climb more than one step at a time on the way up but they must use the external handrail provided at all times within the marked off areas.
Harken Haul Aloft
Once a competitor has reached the top of the Crofton Tower, they must haul up one length of 70mm delivery hose provided by Angus Fire, this must be hauled over the guard rail provided and then placed into the box provided.
Upon placing the hose in the box, the competitor must then descend the Crofton Tower to the ground floor, whilst descending the stairs, the competitor must step on every single step and have one hand on the external handrail within the marked off areas.
Following the stairs, the competitor then proceeds by the marked route to the Forcible Entry Machine built and sponsored by Corhaven. The competitor must have both feet on the platform and using the hammer provided, hit the weight the full distance of the Corhaven machine.
Angus Fire Hose Drag
The competitor will connect a length of 70mm lay flat delivery hose to a light portable pump delivery (hose and LPP provided by Angus Fire), they will then go to the end of the hose, pick up the branch and drag the hose 60 metres to a marker line, the branch must be dropped over the line to complete this section.
Angus Fire Hose Make Up
Following the hose drag, the competitor will proceed to the hose make up area where one length of 70mm lay flat delivery hose (provided by Angus Fire) will be rolled out on the floor, the competitor must roll up the hose and once completed, carry it to the box provided and place it inside. The hose must be placed fully inside the box.
Four foam containers weighing approx 20kg each will be collected from one area and placed in another area a short distance away, the containers must be placed in the marked area provided and not thrown or slid into the area.
Ruth Lee Casualty Rescue
A 70kg drill dummy (provided by Ruth Lee) must be dragged from it’s location to a finish line, the competition will be completed only when the dummy is completely over the finish line.