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“Firefighters do much more than fighting fires!”

Karthick Thanigaimani Source: Supplied, Karthick Thanigaimani

Karthick Thanigaimani, a migrant from Tamil Nadu, India, and a firefighter with Point Cook Fire Brigade (in Melbourne, Victoria), is completing his first ever Firefighter Stair Climb this year.

Karthick is setting a goal of completing 5,000 steps on his step ladder every day of the month and hopes to raise awareness on Mental Health, PTSI, depression and suicide.  In this interview with Kulasegaram Sanchayan, Karthick talks about his background, his passion for volunteering, and the support he gets from his family.


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