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City news, 19.06.2001 12:45

Firefighting competition in St. Petersburg.

Photo by N. Polinin, Interpress. A competition in applied firefighting sports was held last Saturday at a special Board of Internal Affairs stadium. It was dedicated to the memory of those firefighters who died while on duty. Participants competed in a specialized race which included overcoming a series of obstacles and climbing an emergency staircase to the fourth floor of a tower. Firefighters demonstrated their professionalism and readiness to fight disasters. Photo by N. Polinin, Interpress.

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