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Get advice before burn-off

Friday, 12 October 2018, 12:09 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Farmers are being urged to seek advice from rural fire officers before burning off standing vegetation or slash after a burn-off got out of control in Northland on Wednesday. More >>

New Woolston Fire Station opened

Saturday, 29 September 2018, 6:54 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The new Woolston Fire Station was officially opened by Fire and Emergency Chairman Paul Swain in Christchurch today. More >>

First of 1500 free smoke alarms installed

Friday, 28 September 2018, 12:50 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s Northland Area Manager Wipari Henwood today installed the first of 1500 donated smoke alarms in a home in Whangarei to mark the start of Fire and Emergency’s daylight saving campaign. More >>

Fire and Emergency honours’ recipients congratulated

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 2:25 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive Rhys Jones has congratulated six Fire and Emergency personnel who today received their Queen’s Birthday Honours from Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at an investiture ceremony at Government House. More >>

Official Opening of Wigram Station

Friday, 31 August 2018, 4:26 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Today, the Internal Affairs Minister, Tracey Martin officially opened a new $7.4 million fire station in Wigram, Christchurch. More >>

Record number of female firefighter applicants

Tuesday, 21 August 2018, 10:30 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand has received the highest number ever of female applicants for career firefighter roles. More >>

Never enter a property where there is fire

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 11:10 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Following the recent death of 55 year old male in a house fire in Pukekohe Fire and Emergency New Zealand are urging people to never enter or re-enter a house where there may be a fire. More >>

Firefighters discharged from hospital

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 5:11 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Three firefighters admitted to hospital for observation after attending a chemical incident in Christchurch this morning have been discharged. More >>

Spike in number of women applying to become firefighters

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 11:51 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is hailing a spike in the number of women applying to become firefighters. More >>

Another 65 New Zealand fire personnel headed overseas

Monday, 6 August 2018, 9:01 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Another contingent of New Zealand fire personnel is heading overseas, this time to help combat the growing number of wildfires in Canada. More >>

NZ fire personnel heading for the United States

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 10:31 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Thirty-six New Zealand fire personnel will depart for the United States this evening to assist firefighters from the United States and other countries to combat the wildfires raging across the north and northwest of the United States. More >>

New fire alarm videos released

Monday, 30 July 2018, 12:13 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

New fire alarm videos released Fire and Emergency New Zealand has updated its video advice about which fire alarms to choose and how to install them. More >>

Fire in Hutt Valley suburb of Seaview

Friday, 27 July 2018, 8:37 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire appliances from Wellington and the Hutt Valley Fire are attending a fire in a commercial building in the Hutt Valley. More >>

Smoke alarm saves lives

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 3:11 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

A fire that gutted a home in the Lower Hutt suburb of Taita this morning has highlighted the value of smoke alarms, Fire And Emergency New Zealand says. More >>

Importance of smoke alarms highlighted again

Friday, 6 July 2018, 3:07 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

The rescue of an elderly woman from a burning flat last week has highlighted the importance of smoke alarms and not leaving cooking unattended, Fire and Emergency New Zealand Fire Region Manager, Region 1, Kerry Gregory says. More >>

Public urged to use heating devices correctly

Monday, 2 July 2018, 10:08 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is reminding people to use heating devices correctly following the death of an elderly man in a dwelling fire in Ardmore in the early hours of last Wednesday morning. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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