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Annnabelle Bailey, 15 months, sucks on a barbeque rib.

PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Annnabelle Bailey, 15 months, sucks on a barbeque rib.

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Station 8 pulled the 40,000-pound fire truck 150 feet in 33 seconds.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Station 8 pulled the 40,000-pound fire truck 150 feet in 33 seconds.

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Chief Mike Tobias gives it all he’s got at the Pumper Pull Challenge.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Chief Mike Tobias gives it all he’s got at the Pumper Pull Challenge.

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Sean McCutcheons takes the lead of the Fire Administration team that finished with a time of 39 seconds in the Pumper Pull.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Sean McCutcheons takes the lead of the Fire Administration team that finished with a time of 39 seconds in the Pumper Pull.

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Desirae Young Nilson holds her son, 6-month-old Kaidan, while Samantha McDonough holds her children, 7-month-old Lilyanna and 3-year-old Tyler.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Desirae Young Nilson holds her son, 6-month-old Kaidan, while Samantha McDonough holds her children, 7-month-old Lilyanna and 3-year-old Tyler.

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Zack Ballard, of the Nokomis Fire Department, takes the lead in the Pumper Pull. The six-man team finished with a time of 36 seconds.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Zack Ballard, of the Nokomis Fire Department, takes the lead in the Pumper Pull. The six-man team finished with a time of 36 seconds.

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Mike Vance and Station 1 firefighters pull the 40,000-pound fire truck in the Pumper Pull Challenge.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Mike Vance and Station 1 firefighters pull the 40,000-pound fire truck in the Pumper Pull Challenge.

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Three-year-old Ethan Gooch takes a seat behind a 1945 Mack Fire Truck.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Three-year-old Ethan Gooch takes a seat behind a 1945 Mack Fire Truck.

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Station 18
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Station 18

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Station 5
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Station 5

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Students Melissa Skinner, Zuleyka Llinas, and Matt Hill and instructors Nicole Martinelli and Samantha Slechta, of Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts, made the side dishes.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Students Melissa Skinner, Zuleyka Llinas, and Matt Hill and instructors Nicole Martinelli and Samantha Slechta, of Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts, made the side dishes.

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Volunteer Sarasota County Fire Fighters Alicia Puzzanchera, Joe Raridan, Jennifer Halbert, Matt Wilson and Aaron Atkinson marinated their ribs the night before and used four ovens to cook all of them.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Volunteer Sarasota County Fire Fighters Alicia Puzzanchera, Joe Raridan, Jennifer Halbert, Matt Wilson and Aaron Atkinson marinated their ribs the night before and used four ovens to cook all of them.

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Cody Niver passes out ribs with his father, Rick.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Cody Niver passes out ribs with his father, Rick.

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My Friend Scott performs for the crowd.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | My Friend Scott performs for the crowd.

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Amanda Lovasco, Trevor Brown, Paul Lauffer, Chris Vanfleet, Victoria Berry, Gage Griffin and Zack Ballard represent the Nokomis Fire Department.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Amanda Lovasco, Trevor Brown, Paul Lauffer, Chris Vanfleet, Victoria Berry, Gage Griffin and Zack Ballard represent the Nokomis Fire Department.

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Station22 firefighters Tony Barrett and Rob Rignati said their station dry-rubbed the ribs the night before and started cooking them at 7 a.m. The station made its own barbecue sauce.
PHOTO GALLERY : 10th Annual Firefighter Rib Cook Off

Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Station22 firefighters Tony Barrett and Rob Rignati said their station dry-rubbed the ribs the night before and started cooking them at 7 a.m. The station made its own barbecue sauce.

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West Manatee Fire Rescue Firefighters Gerard Ardila, Ben Dillon, Zack Benshoff and Corry Hill
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Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | West Manatee Fire Rescue Firefighters Gerard Ardila, Ben Dillon, Zack Benshoff and Corry Hill

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Cameron Azar, 7, climbs the vintage truck with his 5-year-old brother, Taj.
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Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 | Cameron Azar, 7, climbs the vintage truck with his 5-year-old brother, Taj.

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