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Firefighters battle in water fights


Firefighters from throughout the Midwest were in Coralville Saturday fighting each other.

More than 200 teams competed in the 37th annual Coralville Winter Water Fights.

The tug-of-war type competition pits more than 200 teams against each other with the goal to spray a hanging barrel to the opponent's side.

The event has become a popular draw for fire departments throughout the Midwest.

"We love putting this on people enjoy the commrodarie coming out and having a good time. A little competition, it's just good for everybody," said Coralville Assistant Fire Chief Bill Horning.


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