Friday, April 28, 2006

News - Wakefield Today:Firefighters' ladder climb record attempt for charity

News - Wakefield Today: News, Sport, Jobs, Property, Cars, Entertainments & More: "Firefighters' ladder climb record attempt for charity
FIREFIGHTERS climbed up and down a ladder and then did it over and over and over again for 24 hours until they were exhausted.
Outside Wakefield Cathedral retained firefighters from Skelmanthorpe mounted a challenge to try and break the world ladder climbing record, while raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation UK charity, at the weekend.

The team of 10 managed to climb 91,610 metres, narrowly missing out on the world record of 105,000 metres.

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