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Firefighter is climbing for cancer cure

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 19th, 2013

Newport Fire Department Capt. Richard Giles trains on the Shilo Inn beach stairs for the 22nd annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb in Seattle on March 10. Wearing full gear, firefighters will race up 69 flights of stairs at the Columbia Center. Giles hopes the local community will help him raise at least $1,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society fundraiser. (Photo by Larry Coonrod)

NEWPORT Think racing up 69 flights of stairs is tough? Try it wearing 50 pounds of firefighting gear.

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