Seven Peabody firefighters climbed more than 40 flights of stairs in full turnout gear last weekend in the name of charity.
Along with first responders from all over Massachusetts, the Peabody firefighters climbed the stairs of the BNY Mellon Center on Washington Street in Boston on Saturday as part of the American Lung Association’s annual “Fight For Air” event.
Peabody firefighters Robert Brock, Daniel Dean, Bryan Silva, Paul Silva, Derek McCrea, Ryan Mulvey and Michael Hayes all participated in the event.
Brock placed highest in the Peabody group, finished 142nd in the group of firefighters running in the “Fight For Air” event.
Peabody residents who are with other departments also participated, including David Arathuzik, a Middleton firefighter, Kevin Mutti, a Lynnfield firefighter, Jeff Maniscalco, a Winthrop firefighter, and David Bishop, a Chelsea firefighter.
Ryan Thomson, a Portland, ME firefighter, won the firefighter division; while Andrew Hashway of Somerville, a part of the Gentle Giant Moving Company team, finished first out of all entrants.