This event uses a weighted mannequin equipped with a shoulder harness to simulate the critical task of removing a victim or injured partner from a fire scene.
This event challenges aerobic capacity, upper and lower body muscular strength and endurance, grip strength and endurance, and anaerobic endurance.
The participant grasps a 165-pound mannequin by the handles) on the shoulders of the harness (either one or both handles are permitted), drags it 35 feet, makes a 180° turn around a pre-positioned drum, and continues an additional 35 feet to the finish line
Grasping or resting on the drum is not permitted, but the mannequin may touch the drum
The candidate is permitted to drop and release the mannequin to adjust his/her grip
The entire mannequin must be dragged across the finish line.
Grasping or resting on the drum at any time results in a warning; a second warning constitutes a failure