Longview Fire Department beats town’s police department in inter-agency basketball game

Longview Fire Department beats town’s police department in inter-agency basketball game
The Longview Fire Department earned some bragging rights Saturday afternoon with a win over the police department in an inter-agency basketball game. (Source: Longview Fire Dept Twitter page)

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - The Longview Fire Department earned some bragging rights Saturday afternoon with a win over the police department in an inter-agency basketball game.

The game, which started at 3 p.m., was played at the Solheim Center at LeTourneau University. Admission was free. It was the second annual Longview PD vs Longview FD basketball game to raise money for the LeTourneau University athletics program, according to J.P. Steelman.

The Longview Fire Department led 36-27 at the half and held on to win the game. Later in the game, LFD led by a score of 55-39, and the firefighters wound up winning 76-45. It was the second consecutive win for the Longview Fire Department.

The Longview Fire Department tweeted, “LFD wins!” Saturday afternoon.

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