Fire

One dead in Masterton garage fire

One dead in Masterton garage fire

A person died in a garage fire at a house in Masterton late last night.

Belongings lost in Christchurch house fire

Belongings lost in Christchurch house fire

The residents of a Christchurch home lost most of their possessions in one of three fires in the South Island since last night.

Fire engulfs flats near Wellington

Fire engulfs flats near Wellington

A fire which engulfed a block of flats north of Wellington early this morning is being treated as suspicious.

Man killed in Taihape fire named

A Taihape farm worker who was killed in a house fire despite a passerby's efforts to save him has been named by police.

Panic as fire hits Auckland campus

Panic as fire hits Auckland campus

Panic broke out among students at the University of Auckland's Epsom campus this morning as a ferocious fire broke out in the cafeteria.

Man dies in house fire

Man dies in house fire

The body of a man killed in a house fire near Taihape overnight was recovered from the scene this afternoon.

100-year-old saved from Gore house fire

100-year-old saved from Gore house fire

A 100-year-old woman has been rescued from a large house fire in Gore this morning.

Man burnt in suspected P lab blast

Man burnt in suspected P lab blast

A man has been badly burnt and a street closed down after an explosion at a suspected P lab in Bay of Plenty.

Balclutha house fire thought suspicious

Balclutha house fire thought suspicious

A north Balclutha house was gutted by fire last night.

Second death in wake of fire

A second man has died as a result of a house fire in Tokoroa on Tuesday.

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