BRAWLEY â€“ The Brawley Firefighterâ€™s Association held their 1st annual Code 3.1 5K Fire Run Saturday at the new Firestation No. 2.
Approximately 200 runners participated in the 5K run/walk.Â The event started at 9:00 on a beautiful Saturday morning.
Firefighters Eloy Martinez and Richard Jasso were in charge of the event.
â€œIt went really well for our first run,â€ said Martinez. â€œWeâ€™re really proud of the support our community has showed by participating in the event. We want to thank everyone for coming out and thank you to our Association members for their assistance.â€
â€œProceeds from this event will be used for operating costs for the Firefighterâ€™s association and to reinstate the scholarship fund for students going to IVC and attending public safety courses and EMS training,â€ said Brawley Fire Department Captain Mike York. â€œWe appreciate everyoneâ€™s support.â€