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St. Paul Fire's Sarah Reasoner finishes 5th out of 9 in 'World's Strongest Firefighter'

Updated: January 19, 2020 04:21 PM

A St. Paul firefighter is putting her muscle to the test this weekend.

Sarah Reasoner of the St. Paul Fire Department was in California competing for the title of "World's Strongest Firefighter" — and she was the only woman in the contest, according to the department.

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According to Arnold Sports, the organizers behind the contest, Reasoner finished in fifth place in a field of nine firefighters.

"I will never forget today," Reasoner said in an Instagram post. "The support and love from everyone was unreal."

She also said Arnold Schwarzenegger was on the sidelines cheering her on.

"I'll never forget @schwarzenegger getting up and yelling at me and helping me up after the sandbag carry," her post read.

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I will never forget today. The support.and love from everyone was unreal. I got to compete alongside 9 of my brothers for the World's Strongest Firefighter at @arnoldsports USA. I got to represent my department Saint Paul Fire. I'll never forget @schwarzenegger getting up and yelling at me and helping me up after the sandbag carry. So much to say, but for now I'll say thank you to everyone who reached out to me and cheered, to all my amazing brothers I competed with today. Thank you to my department. Thank you to all the new people I got to meet today. Thank you @arnoldsports for the amazing experience. Thank you @njustin916 for all your work. Thank you @mattiseman for the commentary and energy. Thank you to my coaches @derks.strong for the unmatched support and help. Thank you everyone for making today what it was! #saintpaulfiredepartment #firefighterstrong #firefighterfit #womenfirefighters #derksstrong #arnoldsportsfestival #arnoldstrongman #strongandpretty #strongmancorporation #wonderwoman #ragnarokstrengthequipment #ragnarokathlete

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Reasoner is a recent graduate of the St. Paul Fire Academy.

The firefighter competition raised money for charity and was part of the Arnold Strongman Classic in Santa Monica, California.

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