Firefighters feel the burn of strenuous workout
KIM EAGLE STAFF WRITER.
A firefighter that knows his personal limits is much more helpful in an emergency than an overconfident firefighter who thinks he can do more than he actually can. The Uvalde Fire Department held a consumption test on Monday to see just how far their roster could go under severe stress. Juan Martinez, the athletic director for Uvalde Fire Department, who is also on their training committee and an Emergency Medical Technician, said that a total of 17 of the 36 firefighters on the roster participated in the consumption test.
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