Stepping up to see if they’ve got what it takes

Going through the paces of a stair climb at the Dunedin City Station recruitment open day, on Saturday, Laura Hussey (28) takes part in a practice physical test under the watch of senior firefighter Jim Smith, of city station.

A group of 50 potential firefighters came out to test their mettle in a dry-run of the testing that would occur during recruitment in September.

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