Firefighter Josh Conder: Walking 24 Miles in Full Gear to Benefit Relay for Life
Captain Josh Conder has been a volunteer firefighter with the South Macon Fire Protection District for 11 years. Earlier this year, Josh read an article about a firefighter walking in turnout gear to benefit a charity and it gave him an idea.
His wife’s family walks in Relay for Life every year in Henderson County, Illinois. They walk in memory of his wife’s grandfather, Paul. Their team’s name is “Paul’s Girls” and this year Josh is a member of Paul’s Girls.
Josh will be walking the entire 24 miles in 12 hours in his new Fire-Dex FX-R gear. He is scheduled to receive his new gear in early July, just in time for the July 13th, Relay for Life event.
Feel free to donate and support Josh’s team, Paul’s Girls. The team is trying to raise more money than the “local bank” that always beats the Paul’s Girls team. We will follow Josh’s progress and share it on the Fire-Dex Facebook page.
We would like to thank Josh’s Fire-Dex distributor rep, Mark Nixon from A.E.C. Fire & Safety, for sharing Josh’s story with us.