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.
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.
A Canterbury house had its roof destroyed by a fire today.
Police suspect an arsonist has been targeting empty houses on
a plot of land in Levin, following a second suspicious blaze
If paying to have an electric blanket checked has been a
financial barrier, then the New Zealand Fire Service is
offering to do it free of charge.
Balclutha man Colin Melvin has lost everything in a fire
which gutted his Cromer St house early on Saturday.
An early-morning fire in a Roxburgh house yesterday burned
through the floor to the basement, only metres from a large
stack of firewood.
Police have named an elderly man with restricted mobility who
died after a house fire in the eastern Bay of Plenty this
A Whangarei man found guilty at a third trial of an arson
attack at his former workplace has had his convictions
A six-year-old boy who died after a fire gutted his family
home in Wanganui last night has been named.
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