Saturday morning the Conroe Special Olympics gathered at Armstrong Elementary School in Conroe for the First Annual Fire Truck Pull. Joined by firefighters from Conroe, The Woodlands, and North Montgomery County Fire Departments crews had two chances to pull a 58,000 pound fire truck fifty feet.
The times were close for each of the two pulls.
NORTH MONTGOMERY COUNTY FD-11:00
NORTH MONTGOMERTY COUNTY FD-10:59
Conroe Fire Department won the pull and will carry the trophy this year. They hope to make it a permanent fixture at their station by winning the competitions in the following years.
A challenge was also issued for the other Montgomery County Fire Departments to participate in years to come.
After the event the Special Olympics Team members presented firefighters with a medal and in turn each Special Olympic team member was presented a medal by firefighters.