Encinitas firefighters win pickleball championship again

(L-R) Charles Essex and Robert Voorhees recently won the gold medal in the Pickleball open division for the second straight year at the annual California Firefighters Olympics.

Firefighters throughout the state recently competed in the California Firefighters Olympics. The Encinitas Fire Department retirees won the gold medal in the pickleball open division. Fallbrook and San Jose earned second and third places, respectively.