A fire which threatened a home and destroyed 1500ha of mainly
scrub, tussock and forestry near Hyde over the weekend, was
started by a controlled burn.
A smoke alarm is credited with saving the life of a sleeping
Dunedin night-shift worker yesterday afternoon.
Two burning teenagers fled a house fire after the gas bottles
from which they were allegedly "huffing" exploded in Mosgiel
A wooden clothing bin outside a Salvation Army store was set
alight in a suspicious fire early yesterday.
Central Otago firefighters were called to three fires within
12 hours yesterday, at Kokonga, Clyde and Alexandra.
Firefighters spent more than five hours at a house fire in
the Dunedin suburb of Musselburgh yesterday morning.
A fire-damaged Mosgiel home is being opened to the public in
an effort to educate residents about the dangers and effects
Firefighters were at the scene of a blaze yesterday which
rendered this Mosgiel state house uninhabitable.
A furniture removal trailer and its contents were destroyed
in a suspected arson attack in North Dunedin early yesterday.
A Dunedin City Station firefighter leaves the Thai Over
Restaurant in George St after a kitchen fire was discovered
at 7.30pm yesterday.
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