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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 >>

Fire and Emergency honours’ recipients congratulated

Monday, 3 June 2019, 9:58 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive, Rhys Jones has congratulated six firefighters from Milton (Otago), Auckland, Matata (Bay of Plenty), Warkworth, Carterton, and Whitianga who were named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list released today. More >>

Warning for people living in light industrial areas

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 10:25 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Warning for people living in light industrial areas and converted buildings More >>

Keep flammable substances away from living quarters

Friday, 24 May 2019, 11:31 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is warning people to keep hazardous substances away from sleeping areas, following a Coroner’s report into a fatal fire in Christchurch. More >>

First house fire death of year prompts warning

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 1:59 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Kiwis are being urged make sure smoke alarms in their homes are working and chimneys have been maintained following the year’s first fatal house fire. More >>

Fire and Emergency congratulates honours recipients

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 4:58 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Chief Executive, Rhys Jones has congratulated volunteer firefighters from the Coromandel, Lyttelton, Waikato, Southland and the East Coast, presented with New Year Honours by Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy at Government ... More >>

The simple step that could be a lifesaver

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 11:36 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Growing numbers of New Zealanders are heeding advice and installing smoke alarms in their homes, but they aren’t so good at making sure they work properly. It’s a gap that is putting lives at risk, especially among younger people and renters. More >>

Hampton Downs Landfill Fire operation scaled back

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 5:15 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency crews and staff from Envirowaste have made significant progress on the landfill fire at Hampton Downs this afternoon. More >>

Update on Hampton Downs Landfill Fire

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 2:24 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency is continuing to make good progress on a deep-seated fire at the Hampton Downs landfill. More >>

Update on Hampton Downs Landfill Fire

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 11:20 am | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency recommenced operations at the Hampton Downs Landfill fire ground at 7.30am today. Our crews are continuing to make good progress on the fire - there are 3 helicopters, 4 pump appliances, 1 rural 4WD, 3 tankers and 40 personnel working ... More >>

Hampton Downs landfill fire

Sunday, 31 March 2019, 5:37 pm | Fire and Emergency NZ

Fire and Emergency NZ is asking residents within 10km downwind of the fire at Hampton Downs Landfill to keep their doors and windows closed and to stay inside, to prevent breathing in smoke. The smoke may be toxic due to the range of household waste products ... More >>

 

 

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