Firefighters from departments across Galveston County gathered in downtown Texas City this weekend to test their skills at the Seventh Annual Firefighter Games.
Skill competitions such as the pumper races, during which crews race the clock to unroll hoses and douse a target, and the water ball competition, in which teams from opposing departments each try to push a suspended ball using water from fire hoses, were combined with cook-offs, horseshoes and cornhole at the event, which was hosted by the Texas City Fire Department.
Funds raised from the games benefitted United Way Galveston County Mainland.
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