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Participation and inclusivity are key: with only six months to go to one of the biggest events in the sporting calendar, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service along with Humberside Fire Brigade, have forged into top gear as we deal with firefighter registrations coming into the area from fire services all over the world.(Sport)

If anyone did not know, the World Firefighters Games are coming to Sheffield. The South Yorkshire and Humberside fire services are hosting this prestigious event. Sheffield will be joining other host cities such as Paris, Auckland, Las Vegas, Perth Australia, Christ Church and Durban who have held the event in previous years. Sheffield, which is the UK's First City of Sport, already enjoys a fine international reputation for its world and Olympic class sporting stadia and facilities, most of which will used tot the Games.

The Games will run from August 28 to September 4 and we are expecting up to 5,000 competitors and their families. The World Firefighters Games is such a unique experience, not on]y for competitors but for spectators too, we hope that every tire service in the UK is represented and comes along to share it.

It anyone is thinking about it but maybe a little unsure of what to do, visit the games website: www.worldfirefightersgames.co.uk

But here are the a few of the most frequently asked questions from firefighters who have visited the site or rung the games office. …

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