On Saturday, Carpinteria Summerland firefighters participated in the 2020 Leukemia Lymphoma Society Firefighter Stairclimb.
This year the annual event was held virtually due to the pandemic.
Firefighters climbed 69 stories while in full gear and on air packs.
The department says they have raised thousands of dollars for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society as part of this yearly event, with nearly $3 million raised by various departments Saturday.
Today our firefighters participated in the 2020 Leukemia Lymphoma Society Firefighter Stairclimb. Due to the pandemic, the event in Seattle was postponed to a virtual event held in cities across the country. Our firefighters climbed 69 stories in full gear and on air for time. pic.twitter.com/OGYFIfTXBY— Carpinteria Summerland Firefighters 2046 (@CarpSumFFA) June 13, 2020