On Television

A team attempts to pull a Tampa Fire truck during the Fireman's Challenge
Fireman's Challenge
Members of USF’s Greek community recently competed to determine who has the best firefighting skills – and while they didn’t have to put out a fire, they had to complete some of the other physically demanding tasks that real firefighters have to do. See what charity benefited on University Beat on WUSF TV.

On the Radio

A competitor in the Fireman's Challenge drags a fire hose
Fireman's Challenge

About 400 members of USF’s Greek system braved a cool and wet November day to see who had the best firefighting skills. On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, hear how much money the competition raised for a memorial for Tampa firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

For more information

Pi Kappa Alpha Fireman's Challenge 2013 Facebook page

Friends of Tampa Firefighters Memorial webpage



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