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Firefighters battle in water fights

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CORALVILLE (KWWL) -

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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