Exterior of a fire damaged house at 71 Spencer Street and a damaged shed at 73 Spencer Street in Addington.
Firefighters attending a fire at the Bryndwr railway station. Local residents claimed the fire was started by children.
Firefighters removing LPG cylinders during a garage fire on Stanton Crescent in Hoon Hay.
The damaged remains of a boat after it exploded at Scarborough boat ramp. The cause of the explosion was unknown.
Fire prevention officer, J. F. Hegarty inspecting the fire damage following a fatal explosion at Verkerks Butchery at 196 Armagh Street.
Employees of Verkerks Butchery, Stephen Katsaras (left), Andrew Edwards and Vincent Tikao, clean up after a fatal explosion at their site at 196 Armagh Street.
Firefighters attending to an explosion at Verkerks Butchers at 196 Armagh Street on the corner with Manchester Street.
Ray Woodfield (left) and Owen Foster of the Brevet Club, standing beneath a burnt Spitfire that was vandalised on Memorial Avenue near Christchurch Airport.
Interior of Paparua County Council library on Goulding Avenue, Hornby following destruction caused by an arson attack.
Fire fighters attending a fire at the Addington Prison exercise yards which was thought to have been deliberately started.
Firefighters attending a fire at C. F. Cotter Limited at158 High Street.
Firefighters removing corrugated iron roofing to extinguish a fire at the Māori Girls Hostel on the corner of Papanui Road and Webb Street. The fire broke out whilst painters were burning paint from...
The burnt remains of a house on Clifton Hill, overlooking Moncks Bay.
Firefighters attending a fire in the hold of the Maritime Explorer at Lyttelton Harbour.
Belongings of the residents at the Young Christian Workers' Movement commune at 110 Jeffreys Road, Bryndwr, following a fire that caused extensive damage to the property.
The burnt remains of cars and machinery at Ladbrooks following a deliberately lit fire on the premises on Leadleys Road in Halswell.
The burnt remains of buildings at Darfield High School.
A firefighter examines the foam covered tar refining unit at the Christchurch Gas Company plant in Waltham following a fire caused by tar being taken for testing.
A police officer inspects the fire damage to pool tables at Young Image Amusement Centre, 832 Colombo Street. It was believed the fires were deliberately lit.
The burnt remains of the Victoria Square piecart which caught fire outside the owners home at 90 Ollivers Road, Linwood.
Firefighters at the scene of a fire in the Riccarton Workingmens Club on Wharenui Road.
Firefighters using tools to open the roof of the Riccarton Workingmen's Club to put out a fire on the premises on Wharenui Road,
Fire at Addington railway station, as seen from the station signal box.
The remains of a burnt classroom building at Westburn School at 257 Waimairi Road, Ilam.