Views of awards presented to firefighters. Pictured in frame 3 are B. Joyce, D. Johnstone, N.J. Pickering, A. Ellis, C. Elkins, J. Bell, and J. McCaw.
Views of firefighters being inspected. Pictured are N.G. Pickering, B.A. Hyland and T. Jack.
Firefighters and crowds outside Nu-Way Dry Cleaners in Colombo Street near the intersection with Cashel Street following an explosion.
A firefighter clearing away an acid spill from a truck at the Sockburn roundabout.
Firefighters attending a fire at the Bryndwr railway station. Local residents claimed the fire was started by children.
The New Zealand Forest Products' fire engine at the Kinleith pulp, paper and timber mill.
The new Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Board fire engine.
A firefighter demonstrating the new protective clothing at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A firefighter uses an internal wiper to clear the mist inside his new protective mask at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A firefighter wearing a rubber ammonia suit with a spark proof torch attached to the hip at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A fire fighter climbing the turntable ladder on a fire engine in a cul-de-sac.
Warren Fletcher with the new turntable ladder unit at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.
Firefighters removing LPG cylinders during a garage fire on Stanton Crescent in Hoon Hay.
Firefighters hosing down the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.
A firefighter inspects the damage after a hot water cylinder exploded in a Hereford Street flat.
Akaroa firefighters with the Akaroa fire station which they deliberately set alight as the brigade is due to move to a new station next door. Pictured are, (front) Des Kotlowski, Ted McNabb (chief...
Female volunteer firefighters who have just passed their voluntary firefighters course and have started work as part of the Rolleston Voluntary Fire Brigade. Pictured are, from left, Daphne Cowan...
Firefighters operating pumps and hoses on Colombo Street in Sydenham.
Christchurch firefighters on their way to donate blood as part of commitment they have made to the blood donor centre, at 33 Cashel Street, to be on permanent standby for blood donations.
George Thompson (left) wearing the former firefighter's uniform, while Jim Philips wears the new uniform outside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Mayor Hamish Hay (right) with Mr Stevens, B.F. Hyland (left, rear) and Commissioner F. Hardy firefighters as part of a ceremony to mark the change from the Christchurch Fire Board to the Fire Services...
Star reporter, Colin Bryant, at the top of an extension ladder on a fire engine outside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Fire extinguisher demonstration by Gravier (NZ) Limited on an old car at Carrs Road rubbish dump with firefighters who attended the demonstration.