Mayor Don Walters is pleased to announce that the City of Cuyahoga Falls will host the fourth annual Downtown Cuyahoga Falls Fire Truck Pull on Saturday, August 3, at 11 a.m. on Front Street. The 2024 Fire Truck Pull will benefit the Falls Cancer Club.

Teams of up to 10 people will be challenged to pull a Cuyahoga Falls Fire Truck 40 feet in the fastest time. Registration is $250 per team or $25 per person for free agents who would like to be placed on a team. All participants must sign a waiver of liability. Team check-in will be held from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., followed by the pulling contest at 11 a.m. Registration is currently available by visiting Event and team sponsorships are available.

Donations to the Falls Cancer Club may be made online at or by check payable to the Falls Cancer Club (memo line – fire truck pull) C/O City of Cuyahoga Falls, 2310 Second Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221.

“The Falls Cancer Club is a wonderful volunteer organization dedicated to supporting our residents through their toughest times,” stated Mayor Don Walters. “The Fire Truck Pull has quickly become a tradition in Cuyahoga Falls, and we look forward to another wonderful day of friendly competition and raising money for a good cause.”

Front Street between Broad Boulevard and Portage Trail will be closed to traffic on Saturday, August 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

All funds raised at the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Truck Pull will benefit the Falls Cancer Club, a non-profit organization that strives to help cancer patients focus on their treatments and healing by providing financial assistance for cancer-related medical, pharmaceutical, supplemental, and medical equipment bills. Members also provide support services to patients and their families. The Falls Cancer Club has helped more than 1,400 patients since its inception in 1948.  For more information about the Falls Cancer Club, please follow them on Facebook or visit their website at

For more information about the Downtown Cuyahoga Falls Fire Truck Pull, please contact the Neighborhood Excellence, Communications, and Community Outreach Department at 330-971-8208 or by email at