Video: Leeds firefighters challenge young to get #Firedup

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Young people from Leeds and Castleford were put through their paces today at the Mini Fire Fit Olympics.

They competed in hose racing, a dummy drag relay, water relay, a haul aloft race and an obstacle course, before prizes were awarded in a medal ceremony.

Young people from Leeds and Castleford take part in the Mini Fire Fit Olympics. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Young people from Leeds and Castleford take part in the Mini Fire Fit Olympics. Picture: Tony Johnson.

The event at Stanningley Fire Station was held to mark the launch of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service’s #FiredUp programme.

It is designed to improve the life chances of young people by boosting confidence and providing practical support.

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