We are the CHAMPIONS

Champion Township Volunteer Fire Department wins top honors in annual contest

From left, Champion firefighters Brian Mattila and Matt LaCosse participate in the interchange race during the 124th annual Upper Peninsula Volunteer Firefighters Tournament in Caspian this past weekend. The event required a firefighter to quickly put on his gear, sprint to where a teammate waited and then shed that gear for the teammate to don. The Champion Township Volunteer Fire Department won this year’s overall competition. (Iron Mountain Daily News photo by Theresa Proudfit)