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Firefighters presented with Queen’s Service Medals

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 3:13 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Firefighters from Warkworth, Matata, Carterton, Milton, the Coromandel and Auckland are recipients of Queen’s Service Medals for their services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and their communities. More >>

Fire and Emergency acts to support Te Wiki o te reo Māori

Monday, 9 September 2019, 8:49 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

To mark Te Wiki o te Reo Māori Fire and Emergency New Zealand has today launched a reo Māori version of its Escape My House website. More >>

Your life may depend on it - step up and get fire safe

Friday, 6 September 2019, 9:27 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

People are being urged to make sure their homes have basic fire prevention, set up and in working order, following the death of a 97-year-old man in a house fire on Auckland’s Northshore last Friday. More >>

Response to new fire safety website encouraging

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 11:26 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand says it is delighted that more than 52,000 people have visited a new website designed to help them escape their homes in the event of a fire. More >>

Firefighters acknowledged for long service to Hutt Valley

Monday, 26 August 2019, 9:03 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Board Chair Paul Swain acknowledged the long service of 20 firefighters from the Hutt Valley, six of whom received Gold Star Awards for 25 years service at an awards events held at the Upper Hutt Cosmopolitan Club on ... More >>

Smoke alarm proves life saving

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 2:47 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Neighbours swift actions may have saved a Palmerston North man’s life, says Fire and Emergency New Zealand. More >>

Pigeon Valley Fire Was Accidental

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 2:44 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

An investigation into one of New Zealand’s largest plantation forest fires has classified the fire as accidental. More >>

Investigation continuing into Christchurch explosion

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 12:55 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency is continuing to investigate the cause and origin of the gas explosion in the Christchurch suburb of Northwood on 19 July. More >>

Smoke alarms save lives in Wellington house fire

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 1:47 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Smoke alarms saved the lives of a mother and father and three young children in the Wellington suburb of Strathmore over the weekend, Wellington firefighters say. More >>

Fatal fire highlights need for a household escape plan

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 1:26 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

People are being reminded to make sure they have household escape plans following the death of a 55-year-old male in a house fire in Christchurch on 17 July. More >>

Fire in Marble Court, Northwood

Friday, 19 July 2019, 12:41 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency was called to a house on fire in Marble Court in the Christchurch suburb of Northwood at 10.16am today after a gas explosion. More >>

Antonio Hall fire treated as suspicious

Saturday, 13 July 2019, 10:51 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Friday evening’s fire at Antonio Hall in the Christchurch suburb of Riccarton is being treated as suspicious. Fire investigators will return to the scene this morning to continue the investigation. More >>

Crews battling major fire in Riccarton

Friday, 12 July 2019, 8:07 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Sixteen Fire and Emergency crews from across Canterbury are fighting a blaze at Antonio Hall in Riccarton. The building is fully involved in fire. More >>

Chemical disposed of safely

Friday, 12 July 2019, 11:36 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand, along with the New Zealand Defence Force and Police, responded to a chemical incident in Dunedin this morning where some hydrazine monohydrate had crystalised. More >>

Tapu Te Ranga Marae fire accidental investigation finds

Friday, 28 June 2019, 11:45 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

A fire investigation report into a devastating blaze at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Wellington on 9 June has found it was accidental. More >>

New state-of-the-art fire station for Redwood

Monday, 24 June 2019, 1:50 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Today marks the official opening of Redwood’s new fire station, serving Redwood and Casebrook residents, and replacing the St Albans Station damaged in the Christchurch earthquakes. More >>

Update: Tapu Te Ranga Marae fire investigation

Monday, 10 June 2019, 2:45 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand investigators are continuing to examine the scene of the Tapu Te Ranga Marae fire in Island Bay, Wellington. More >>

Fire at Tapu Te Ranga Marae, Island Bay, Wellington - update

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 5:36 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency NZ fire investigators are now at the site of last night’s fire at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island Bay, Wellington. The investigation will continue tomorrow. More >>

Fire at Tapu Te Ranga Marae, Island Bay, Wellington

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 9:28 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

At around 12.30am last night Fire and Emergency NZ was called to a fire at Tapu Te Ranga Marae in Island Bay, Wellington. More >>

New state-of-the-art fire station for Thornbury residents

Saturday, 8 June 2019, 2:30 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Today marks the official opening of Thornbury’s new volunteer fire station, which was opened by the Minister for Internal Affairs, Hon Tracey Martin at a ceremony held on site. More >>

 

 

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