Two tuff firefighters tackle Scramblers 5k in full gear

Posted 11/21/13

By Bruce Burdett

'Wear tight, light-weight clothing that sheds water,' reads an on-line instruction for one obstacle endurance event.

Two Westport firefighter ignored that sound advice when they showed up for the Oct. 19 Tuff …

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