Two drill teams from the Afton Volunteer Fire Department took part in the State Firemen’s Convention competition June 16-18 in Riverton. In all, 13 teams competed from around the state.
Each team consisted of members of a fire department. Competition included replacement, ladder, chop, wye and horn contests. The Afton City Fire Drill Team, which included Logan Wilkes, Brock Brown, Glenn Magee, Brian Erickson and Scott Dennis, placed third at the convention. The Afton Rural Fire Drill Team was made up of Cody Wilkes, Monte Hess, Kade Hebdon, Dennis McDonald, Andy Sessions and Rob Holland, finished 9th.
The 2017 State Firemen’s Convention will take place in Afton.