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Your life may depend on it - step up and get fire safe

6 September 2019 | Announcements

People are being urged to make sure their homes have basic fire prevention, following the death of a 97-year-old man in a house fire in Auckland last friday.

Response to new fire safety website encouraging

3 September 2019 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is delighted that more than 52,000 people have visited a new website designed to help them escape their homes in a fire.

Firefighters acknowledged for long service to Hutt Valley

27 August 2019 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency New Zealand Board Chair Paul Swain acknowledged the long service of 20 firefighters from the Hutt Valley.

Smoke alarm proves life saving

21 August 2019 | Announcements

A neighbour's swift actions may have saved a Palmerston North man’s life, says Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

Investigation into Pigeon Valley Fire classifies it as accidental

13 August 2019 | Announcements

An investigation into one of New Zealand’s largest plantation forest fires has classified the fire as accidental.

Investigation continuing into Christchurch explosion

7 August 2019 | Announcements

Fire and Emergency is continuing to investigate the cause and origin of the gas explosion in the Christchurch suburb of Northwood on 19 July.

Smoke alarms save lives in Wellington house fire

6 August 2019 | Announcements

Smoke alarms saved the lives of a mother, father & three young children in the Wellington suburb of Strathmore over the weekend, Wellington firefighters say.

IGNITE Magazine: Issue 13

29 July 2019 | Ignite Magazine

Ignite represents the voices of the men and women across the country who dedicate themselves to protecting life and property in their communities.