Meet your local firefighters
Andy Christie Firefighter Blue (Brigade champs)
Name: Rank: Watch: Age: Occupation/Company:
Night shift timber treatment plant operator with Timberlink NZ
Firefighter in Blenheim for:
Just over two years
Why did you join?
I was get- ting lazy after leaving the Air Force, and wanted an excuse to keep active.
I’ve always people. liked helping
Most memorable ‘‘classic’’ moment:
Any one of the times I’ve had a callout while at work, and it turned out to be my workplace on fire. Those are the hazards of working in a timber yard I guess.
They drop everything to answer every call, but who are the people involved in the Blenheim Volunteer Fire Brigade? We meet the crew.
Andrew Christie has been fighting fires in Marlborough for the past two years.