Photos: Firefighters compete in World Rescue Challenge

Members of the Fire Brigade participate in an extrication and trauma challenge during the <a href='http://www.wrescue.org/uk/rescue_challenges/' target='_blank'>World Rescue Challenge</a> at the Excel Center on Thursday, October 18, in London. Firefighters from across the world are currently competing in the annual contest. The challenges consist of a series of emergency rescue scenarios and is the largest fire and rescue service challenge in the world. The contest ends October 20.

Members of the Fire Brigade participate in an extrication and trauma challenge during the World Rescue Challenge at the Excel Center on Thursday, October 18, in London. Firefighters from across the world are currently competing in the annual contest. The challenges consist of a series of emergency rescue scenarios and is the largest fire and rescue service challenge in the world. The contest ends October 20.