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Eureka! We climbed it

  • Pt Cook participants
  • Luke, Bre, Callan and Aaron from South Warrandyte CFA
  • South Warrandyte members on the roof
  • South Warrandyte members on the roof

By: Dave Tangey

Category: Events / Fundraising / Offers, People

  3.05 PM 18 November, 2013

Location: General

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Firefighters from Melbourne and around the state joined firies from across Australia and the world to climb 1642 stairs to the 88th floor of the Eureka Tower, Southbank on Sunday 17 November.

The challenge to conquer the 290m climb was accepted in the name of charity.

There were over 3000 participants in the event, including hundreds of firefighters, all raising money for two charities: Interplas and Whitelion.

Only the brave chose to wear structure gear and the elite also wore BA (breathing apparatus).

For more information on the Eureka Climb visit

Photos By Dave Tangey with Kim Wechsler on camera 2

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Last Updated: 20 November 2013