Fires

Tractor destroyed by fire

Tractor destroyed by fire

Firemen from the Balclutha Volunteer Fire Brigade extinguish the flames from a four-year-old Massey Ferguson tractor, which caught fire on Metherell's property Hillend Rd, South Otago, yesterday.

Causes of house fires still under investigation

Causes of house fires still under investigation

A fire safety investigator is still working through the causes of two accidental house fires in Dunedin in the past week.

Dream 'foretold fire in family's home'

Dream 'foretold fire in family's home'

The smell of smoke hung in the warm breeze on Somerville St, Dunedin, as Aloma Fakava remembered a dream that foretold her family's tragedy.

Kitchen fire clears resort restaurant

Kitchen fire clears resort restaurant

Queenstown firefighters had to postpone their visit to the annual Emergency Services Ball on Saturday night when a kitchen fire broke out at Botswana Butchery Restaurant.

Caravan catches fire, destroying possessions

A Queenstown man was uninjured, but left with only the shirt and trousers he was wearing when his caravan caught fire early on Saturday.

Fire at college

Wanaka Fire Brigade members were called to extinguish a small fire in the boiler room of Mt Aspiring College yesterday morning.

Three fires in vehicles

Dunedin police are investigating two suspicious car fires in Dunedin at the weekend.

Luck on side of fire-threatened Dunedin family

Luck on side of fire-threatened Dunedin family

A young Ravensbourne family are counting their lucky stars after firefighters stopped a hedge fire as it came within moments of setting their wooden villa alight.

School fires highlight need for sprinklers - Fire Service

Kerikeri High School would have suffered significantly less fire damage from a blaze at the weekend and would have reopened today had a sprinkler system been installed, says a Fire Service commander.

Blaze destroys roof of Rolleston house

A Canterbury house had its roof destroyed by a fire today.

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