fb_img_1474425563357The team just returned from the Firefit National Championship that were held at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Alberta. The Nationals had over 200 firefighters from across Canada competing. Oakville Fire Department’s Team Levitt-Safety travelled with eight team members and had the largest team at the event.

It was a grueling five days of competition but when the dust settled, Oakville Fire Department’s Team Levitt-Safety came out on top with their second National title – and their first National title in the prestigious Team Category! They nearly broke the team record, coming in just four seconds short of it.

fb_img_1474425390844The results:

  • 5th place over 50 (Andy Waldron)
  • 2nd place over 40 (Darren Van Zandbergen)
  • 10th place overall (Shaun Henderson)
  • 1st place overall (Ian Vanreenen)
  • New Canadian record of 1:10
  • 3rd place relay
  • 1st place team

The Scott FireFit Championships is a competition based on firefighting tasks commonly performed in emergency situations. There are many different levels of competitors, ranging from the seasoned 10-year veteran to the first-time rookies. The FireFit Event is very demanding; training prior to competition is imperative!

There are a number of events to participate in depending upon individual levels of fitness and commitment. Events include the FireFit Relay, FireFit X3 Relay, FireFit Team, and FireFit Individual.

We’re so proud to sponsor and support Oakville Fire’s Team Levitt-Safety, who continue to finish with amazing results year after year. We know they’ll bring home the trophy again in 2017!

Learn more about the Scott FireFit Championships here.

For more pictures from the event, visit our Facebook page.


Bruce Levitt


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