Four helicopters and 15 appliances are battling a large blaze
A fire at a Wellington apartment complex is out, and fire
safety officers are investigating the cause of the blaze.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, what is the greatest fire danger
of them all?
One person was taken to hospital after fire broke out in a
building in central Wellington today.
Icepak, whose coolstores exploded last month killing one
fireman and injuring seven others, had a large amount of
flammable gas on site without the required safety
A fire that destroyed the Siberia Hut in the isolated
northeastern ranges of Mt Aspiring National Park last week
may have been started from an lpg-fired fridge unit.
Volunteer firefighters from Palmerston fought a fire in hay
on a farm on Andersons Rd, above Andersons Inlet, on the
coast east of Palmerston, yesterday.
Effects from Central Otago's recent spate of fires will be
felt for years, as land is revegetated and a Roxburgh
family's home rebuilt.
The cost of the Flat Top Hill conservation area fire has been
estimated at $80,000, but its cause remains a mystery.
Two weekend benefit concerts raised more than $10,000 for the
Dunedin Ballet School, which was destroyed by fire in March.
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