Lambton College firefighting students won six medals at the 2023 Canadian FireFit National and World Championships.
Lambton College won gold in women's relay, women's team fastest time, men's relay for the college division and mixed relays.
Silver medals were also won in mixed relays and women's two-person relay.
Lambton had its largest roster to date, with 21 members competing.
A Lambton College fire student prepares to climb the stairs carrying hose at the 2023 Canadian FireFit National and World Championships. Image courtesy of Lambton College.
Referred to as the "toughest two minutes in sports" the course included tasks commonly performed in emergency situations.
There was a six-storey stair climb while carrying over 40 pounds of hose, a hose hoist to the sixth floor, forcible entry simulator using a mallet, an obstacle course, and a 180 pound victim rescue drag to the finish line.
The event drew competitors from across Canada, the United States, Poland and Germany.