HCFR team captures regional relay championship

Horry County, SC - CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Some of Horry County's bravest have proved they're among some of the best firefighters in the nation, after winning a title at the Lexington Regional Championship.

Horry County Fire Rescue's Team Horry took home top honors in the Combat Challenge Relay Division, going the second fastest time of the year in the relay division. The team posted a final time of 1:13.

"Our team trains all year long for these competitions, and we are proud of Team Horry's showing," Michael Medeiros, team captain for Team Horry, said. "We are looking forward to continuing the momentum, all the way to the World Firefighter Combat Challenge in November."

Team Horry, comprised of Michael Medeiros, David Howell, Aaron Windsor, Michael Noreck and Jim Edbrooke, captured the 2010 South Carolina Combat Challenge title earlier in the year.

A second team representing Horry County Fire Rescue placed ninth out of 31 relay teams in its first year of competition.

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