20 / 20 - Get to Know "Ben Cash"

Posted by Admin on 19 March 2013 | 0 Comments


 1.     When did you join The Montrose Fire Brigade? September 2011

2.      What do you do for work? I'm a Customer Service Officer for Spa Electrics. We are an Australian made and owned manufacturing company, producing underwater lighting.

3.      What's your favourite indoor activity? Watching a decent movie and relaxing.

4.      What chore at the Fire Station do you dislike the most? I hate maintenance night! But it's a necessary evil

5.      What is your favourite form of exercise? Snow Skiing.

6.      If you knew the world was ending in 2013, what would you do for the remaining time? Travel! Europe,    South Africa, South America and North Korea for something a little different.

7.      What would be "your" best skill that you use at the Fire Station? I talk a lot, so Communication?

8.      If you could witness any event past, present or future, what would it be? I look forward to witnessing Geelong's win in the 2013 AFL Grand Final.

9.      If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a house and then a Ski Chalet somewhere.

10.    Has there ever been a funny moment on the fire ground? There has been many, but they're best left on the fire ground.

11.    Which celebrity do you get mistaken for? Apparently I resemble the older version of Jake from two and a half men

12.    When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Sleeping!

13.    Who will be Fire-Fighter of the year 2013? Ryan Smith....Gut feel.

14.    What was the last movie, TV show or book that made you cry or tear up? I have no idea

15.    What's the most valuable lesson you have learnt on the fire ground? Don's - just look at what you're doing, look up, look sideways and look behind you.

16.    Without looking do you know the Rego of Montrose Pumper? M## 090

17.    What is the hardest thing you have ever had to do? Moving overseas on my own. It's incredibly hard getting yourself and luggage to a place that you've never been to with no support.

18.    What's your favourite item to eat in a ration pack? Can of banana cream rice stuff.

19.    What is something you learned in the last week? It takes a really long time to fill in this survey, especially when it crashes half way through and you have to re-write half of it.

20.    What is your most memorable Fire Brigade Moment? Starting at Montrose, the support offered by these guys and girls is second to none.