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Mosgiel firefighter Andrew McAuley made a strong impact in his first attempt at the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge in Auckland last weekend, climbing in about 14min, to finish among the top 30 firefighters in the country in the toughest section of the annual challenge.
A total of 700 firefighters were raising money for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand.
Mosgiel firefighter Richard Yardley (63) made the climb in about 18min and Mosgiel firefighter Scott Lindsay in about 17min. The trio raised $5864 of the overall total of $864,000.