Photos & Video: Firies from around Australia climb for MND!

Southern Coastal climbers! Mixed team of FRNSW and RFS
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On the 14th of October, Firefighters from all over Australia descended on Sydney to raise funds in an effort to help end Motor Neurone Disease. 596 Firefighters climbed the 1,504 steps of Sydney Tower wearing full structural PPE and raised over $573,000 for the cause.

Here’s the stats as of the 18th of October.

Top Firefighter

  • Naomi Cocksedge – $17,370.05
  • Lucy Shumack – $15,134.30
  • David Laarhoven – $9,554.50
  • Lisa Morgan  – $8,232.84
  • Lynden Davis – $7,719
  • Matt Pridham  – $7,660.44

Top Teams

  • Team Zulu – $36,689.73
  • Jindabyne 338 – $29,457.80
  • 257 COFFS HARBOUR – $22,759.68
  • Southern Coastal Climbers – $21,271.22
  • Sydney ARFF – $18,887.35
  • Corrimal 269’ers – $15,708.56


 What an outstanding effort. If you competed in, donated to, or helped out in any way – you’re a legend. We asked firies to send us their best photos and we got *lots*.  Keep doing what you’re doing and stay safe. Great job!

Enjoy the video and gallery below!

If you would like to make a donation (You still can!), please go here.

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I founded Flashover to promote Australian Firefighting. I've been a volunteer and a paid firefighter but now I spend my time chasing up leads, promoting good mental health and making the occasional Grumpy Firecom comic!

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