Guns ‘n’ Hoses

FD Police maintain winning streak vs. FD Firefighters with 15-13 win Sunday

-Messenger photo by Joe Sutter
-Messenger photo by Joe Sutter
Fort Dodge Police Chief Roger Porter thinks he’s got an out as Nick Ruhland slides into second base.
-Messenger photo by Joe Sutter
Clara Brown, 6, tosses out the first pitch of the night. Her older brother Kelvin Brown was just 3 when he passed away due to cancer, after touching the hearts of the firefighters, and inspiring a special logo on the recently purchased Engine 5 in 2018.
-Messenger photo by Joe Sutter
Fort Dodge Police and Firefighters take a moment of silence before the game in honor of fallen officers and firefighters. Chaplain Al Henderson recognized the 3,000 lives lost on Sept. 11, 2018, including 70 police officers and 343 firefighters.
-Messenger photo by Joe Sutter
Kynlee McClaren, 2, with a little help from Grandma Gigi Silvey, was eager to cheer on her dad Sgt. Don McLaren on the Fort Dodge Police team.

Fort Dodge Police Officer Ryan Gruenberg races for third as Firefighter Jason Vandi watches for the ball during the annual Guns ‘n’ Hoses softball game Sunday night. Third base umpire John O’Brien gets into position at right. The firefighters put up a good fight, but were unable to break their streak, finishing behind “Fort Dodge’s Finest” 15 to 13 in seven innings at the Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex.

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