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Smoke alarms save lives

Monday, 18 June 2018, 2:49 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging people to ensure they and their family and friends have working smoke alarms following the death of a 68-year-old male in a house fire in Mangere Bridge on Sunday 10 June. More >>

International Firefighters’ Day

Friday, 4 May 2018, 10:23 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Whether it’s putting out fires, responding to medical emergencies, road accidents or cleaning up hazardous materials, New Zealand firefighters dedicate their lives to helping their local communities and keeping them safe. More >>

Public consultation on Local Advisory Committee boundaries

Wednesday, 2 May 2018, 1:56 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is setting up Local Advisory Committees (LACs) across the country to help it keep informed of the fire and emergency risks, and needs, of local communities. New Zealanders are currently being asked what they think of ... More >>

Take extra care around use of electronics

Tuesday, 1 May 2018, 10:05 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is urging people to be vigilant around their use of electronics and other potential fire hazards. More >>

Timaru ship blaze - a week on

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 11:12 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters are in the final stages of extinguishing a blaze on a ship in Timaru’s Port, more than a week after it broke out. More >>

Continuing efforts to extinguish fire in Timaru's harbour

Monday, 16 April 2018, 10:22 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency are still continuing efforts to extinguish a fire in Timaru’s harbour with a team of 18 Firefighters currently on site. More >>

Timaru Port fire - update 2

Friday, 13 April 2018, 4:23 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters will monitor a fire on a ship in Timaru’s Harbour overnight and throughout the weekend. More >>

Timaru Port fire update

Friday, 13 April 2018, 10:56 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters are working to extinguish the remaining flames on board a ship in Timaru’s Harbour, five days after the initial blaze broke out. More >>

Fire at recycling plant near Thames contained

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 12:14 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters have worked tirelessly overnight to contain a massive blaze at a recycling plant in Matatoki, near Thames, but say it could take at least a day to fully extinguish. More >>

Timaru ship blaze still not out

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 11:08 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency are continuing efforts to extinguish a fire in Timaru’s harbour with a team of eight firefighters at the scene of the blaze. More >>

More than 1600 calls made to Fire and Emergency overnight

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 10:38 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has been flooded with 111 calls after strong winds and extreme weather lashed the country. More >>

Fire and Emergency responds to wild weather - update

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 9:15 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Extremely strong winds and heavy rain has seen Fire and Emergency New Zealand receive more than 1300 111 calls in the past three hours. More >>

Firefighters inundated with calls due to extreme weather

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 11:02 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is receiving dozens of calls about trees toppling onto roads, power lines and homes in the Auckland region. More >>

Firefighters continue work to extinguish ship blaze

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 3:15 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A team of at least 20 firefighters are continuing their efforts to extinguish a fire in Timaru's harbour. More >>

Firefighters respond to extreme weather

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 11:17 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is responding to several callouts after a tornado and strong winds tore through parts of Taranaki and Ruapehu. More >>

Firefighters contain ship blaze at Timaru Port

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 9:42 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters have managed to contain a massive blaze on a ship in Timaru's harbour. More >>

Rural residents urged to be vigilant after spike in fires

Friday, 6 April 2018, 12:57 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters are urging people in rural areas not to be deceived by the greener grass and cooler temperatures as wildfires can still easily break out. It comes after a spike in wildfires, mainly happening in the afternoons, in several regions throughout ... More >>

People urged to make Daylight Saving, life saving

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 3:58 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters are urging people to check and test their smoke alarms, as they turn out to an average of nine house fires a day. More >>

Firefighters put out scrap metal blaze in Auckland

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 11:36 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

The fire broke out at the yard on James Fletcher Drive, between the suburbs of Favona and Ōtāhuhu, in the early hours of yesterday morning. More >>

Firefighters battle scrap metal blaze in Auckland - update 2

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 3:40 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters say a massive blaze at a scrap metal yard in Auckland could burn for another 24 hours. More >>

 

 

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