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Record-breaking first aid competition held

Best ever.

The annual Campbell River St. John Ambulance 1st Aid competition attracted the most teams ever for the 25th edition of the event on Saturday. Twenty-four teams participated in the provincial junior-intermediate first aid competition held at Southgate School.

“Twenty-four teams from all over B.C. came and competed in three different first aid scenarios on each level,” said Vern Coward, Campbell River St. John Ambulance chapter president. “It’s beeen a great event and we’re looking forward to No. 26.”

Competitors tested their skills in different disaster scenarios under the watchful eyes of judges.

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