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Firefighting training in Halswell

Scenes of a house on fire and being extinguished on Eaglesons Road in Halswell which was set alight as part of a firefighting practical exercise.

Date 1970-03-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighting training in Halswell

Scenes of a house on fire and being extinguished on Eaglesons Road in Halswell which was set alight as part of a firefighting practical exercise.

Date 1970-03-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Fire at the Bryndwr railway station

Firefighters attending a fire at the Bryndwr railway station. Local residents claimed the fire was started by children.

Date 1970-06-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1992 - 1995 Star photographs

Planned fire at Akaroa fire station

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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Bitumen tank explosion

Firefighters hosing the top of a bitumen tank which exploded at Bituminous Roofing Products Limited, Coleridge Street in Sydenham.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Fatal explosion at Verkerks

Fire prevention officer, J. F. Hegarty inspecting the fire damage following a fatal explosion at Verkerks Butchery at 196 Armagh Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

Verkerks employees cleaning up

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.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

Verkerks explosion

Firefighters attending to an explosion at Verkerks Butchers at 196 Armagh Street on the corner with Manchester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

Fire at Addington prison

Fire fighters attending a fire at the Addington Prison exercise yards which was thought to have been deliberately started.

Date 1973-10-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Fire at Māori Girls Hostel

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...

Date 1973-03-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Burnt remains of a house

The burnt remains of a house on Clifton Hill, overlooking Moncks Bay.

Date 1973-02-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Fire in the Maritime Explorer

Firefighters attending a fire in the hold of the Maritime Explorer at Lyttelton Harbour.

Date 1973-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Arson at Ladbrooks

The burnt remains of cars and machinery at Ladbrooks following a deliberately lit fire on the premises on Leadleys Road in Halswell.

Date 1972-11-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Fire at the Christchurch Gas Company plant

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.

Date 1972-06-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Fire damage at Young Image Amusement Centre

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.

Date 1972-06-06
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Burnt remains of Victoria Square piecart

The burnt remains of the Victoria Square piecart which caught fire outside the owners home at 90 Ollivers Road, Linwood.

Date 1972-02-29
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Fire at Workingmens Club

Firefighters at the scene of a fire in the Riccarton Workingmens Club on Wharenui Road.

Date 1972-02-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Firefighters opening up roof

Firefighters using tools to open the roof of the Riccarton Workingmen's Club to put out a fire on the premises on Wharenui Road,

Date 1972-02-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs