Special Olympics organizes ‘Fire Truck Pull’

first_imgProvidedLawrenceburg, In. — Do you and a team of your closest friends and/or co-workers have what it takes to pull Lawrenceburg Fire Department’s largest ladder truck? Find out at the sixth annual Fire Truck Pull on August 19th, where teams will show off their strength as they play the ultimate game of tug-of-war with a fire truck to benefit local Special Olympics Indiana – Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties athletes.The Fire Truck Pull is an event for teams of 15 or less to see who can pull a 74,000-pound fire truck fifty feet in the least amount of time and raise money to support Special Olympics athletes. This full-day festival of competition, antique fire trucks, cars, food and music will happen downtown Lawrenceburg on the corner of East High and Short Streets from noon to 8:00 p.m.Registration is limited to the first 30 teams. Teams are asked to raise at least $500 by hosting fundraisers, events and sponsorships. Teams registered before August 15 receive official event shirts.last_img

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