Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One will send a team of 13 to the Scott Firefighter Stair Climb, a race up 69 flights of stairs in full fire gear, on March 9. All proceeds will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
At 788 feet of vertical elevation, the Columbia Center in downtown Seattle stands as the second tallest building west of the Mississippi River. Last year, the event brought in $1.44 million.
The team will have a restaurant takeover on Feb. 22 at Round Table Pizza.