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Sep 20, 2018 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

All ablaze with chili

Garrett Doucette is ready for the heat of competition. The volunteer firefighter from Upsala, Minn. (population 400), is headed to New York City next week to represent the Midwest as one of five finalists in America's Best Firehouse Chili Contest. He will be competing to win $10,000 for his fire station with his Creamy Turkey Chili. Hormel Chili, the contest's sponsor, will be donating an additional $20,000 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Doucette is ...