HFD Takes First Place in TUFF Challenge
Representing the Hendersonville Fire Department at the TUFF Challenge are (left to right):
1st row: Troy Bishop, Brian Fann, Jeff Webb and Eric O'Saile
Back row: Gabe Hannah, Shelly Burwell, David Thompson,
Brad Yunker and Andy Cook
TUFF Championship Axe Presented to Chief Steele
State TUFF Challenge Champions !!
Hendersonville Team #1
Troy Bishop, David Thompson, Brian Fann and Brad Yunker
(not pictured: Gabe Hannah)
The 6th Annual Tennessee Ultimate Fire Fighter (TUFF) Challenge
was held on Saturday, September 26, 2009 at the
Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy in Bell Buckle, Tennessee.
We had 7 firefighters participating in the individual event
and 2 different groups challenging the team event.
We are very proud to announce that Hendersonville
Team #1 finished first in the state with a time of
1 minute 48.60 seconds.
Hendersonville Team #2 finished fifth with a time of
1 minute 55.72 seconds.
Team #2 members: Shelly Burwell, Andy Cook, Eric O'Saile
and Jeff Webb
Pictures of Individual Competitors
Eric O'Saile - 6th Place
Time: 2 mins. 14.90 seconds
Time: 2 mins. 22.35 seconds
Time: 2 mins. 25.78 seconds
Time: 2 mins. 26.44 seconds
Time: 2 mins. 34.60 seconds
Time: 2 mins. 40.41 seconds
Time: 3 mins. 13.56 seconds
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