Firefighters compete for Master of the Hose on the Sunday River slopes

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Rumford firefighters follow Ray Crockett (24) around a slalom gate during the Masters of the Hose ski race at the Sunday River ski resort Sunday, March 25, 2018, in Newry. The 28th annual race raises money for the Sunday River Community Fund. The fund supports charitable organizations in neighboring communities. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
From left, Rumford firefighters Mark Arsenault, Ray Crockett, and Brian Lyle, along with other teammates, compete in the Masters of the Hose ski race at the Sunday River ski resort Sunday, March 25, 2018, in Newry. The 28th annual race raises money for the Sunday River Community Fund. The fund supports charitable organizations in neighboring communities. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Rumford firefighter Ray Crockett charges across the starting line while competing in the individual class race during the Masters of the Hose ski race at the Sunday River ski resort, Sunday, March 25, 2018, in Newry. The 28th annual race raises money for the Sunday River Community Fund. The fund supports charitable organizations in neighboring communities. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Jim Bennett of the Bethel Fire Dept., far right, leads a group of Rumford firefighters, during a run in the Masters of the Hose ski race at the Sunday River ski resort Sunday, March 25, 2018, in Newry. Firefighters must all hold on to a hose through the entire race course. The 28th annual race raises money charitable organizations in neighboring communities. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Rumford firefighters, from left, Mark Arsenault, Ray Crockett, and Chris Bryant get pumped for the Masters of the Hose ski race at the Sunday River ski resort Sunday, March 25, 2018, in Newry. The 28th annual race raises money for the Sunday River Community Fund. The fund supports charitable organizations in neighboring communities. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

NEWRY (AP) — Firefighters are showing off their skiing skills on the ski mountain.

Sunday River’s annual firefighters’ race on Sunday featured teams of firefighters on a slalom course in full gear and gripping a fire hose.

They were vying for the title, “Masters of the Hose.”

The 28th annual firefighters’ race, like the skiing Santas event in December, raises money for the Sunday River Community Fund. The fund supports charitable organizations in neighboring communities.

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