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George Thompson

George Thompson, the last serving Christchurch Fire Bridge firefighter to attend the Ballantynes Fire in 1947.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1977 Star photographs

Old and new firefighter uniforms

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.

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Collection 1975 Star photographs

Inspection of new firefighters

Lloyd Johns, Fire Service Commission director of training, inspects new firefighters as part of the passing out parade at Christchurch Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1975 Star photographs

Firefighter parade inspection

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...

Format Photograph
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Collection 1976 Star photographs

Christchurch Fire Brigade camera equipment

Edward Campbell and director of training Lloyd Johns (right) with the camera equipment which will be used by the Christchurch Fire Brigade to capture firefighters in action to be used as part of...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Firefighter examination

Christchurch firefighters sitting their qualifying exam at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1972 Star photographs

Inspection of firefighter recruits

E. B. E. Taylor (right), F. A. Hardy and T. Jack (rear) inspect a parade of firefighter recruits during their passing out parade at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1972 Star photographs

Inspection of new firefighters

N.G. Pickering (right), B. A. Hyland and T. Jack (rear) inspect a parade of firefighter recruits during their passing out parade at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1970 Star Photographs

Firefighters' wives and children

Dawn Jack (left), Torino Lyne and children outside the flats behind the fire headquarters where they live to be closer to their husbands' work at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Format Photograph
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Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

View of the new central fire station

A view of the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street, as seen from Cambridge Terrace. In the centre is the training tower under construction.

Date 1962-01-25
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Victim carrying method demonstration

Firefighters demonstrating the face to face carrying method at a training exercise at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1974-03-30
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

New firefighter boots

New boots with waterproof leggings for firefighters, ready to be stepped into in an emergency next to fire engines at Christchurch central fire station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1970-04-17
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Star Photographs

Polishing a Merryweather steam fire engine

Firefighter, Mike D'Arcy, polishes a Merryweather steam fire engine at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street, ahead of the Christchurch Fire Brigade's 125th anniversary celebrations.

Date 1985-11-11
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Collection 1985 Star photographs

Jumping sheet practice

A firefighter jumping into a jumping sheet as part of a drill at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1964-01-16
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

Rubber ammonia suit for firefighting

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.

Date 1972-03-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Internal wiper for protective mask

A firefighter uses an internal wiper to clear the mist inside his new protective mask at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1972-03-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Denis Robins, world president of Fire Engineers

Denis Robins, the world president of the Institute of Fire Engineers during an inspection of fire station facilities in Christchurch. Robins is pictured in front of the training tower during an...

Date 1983-11-09
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1983 Star photographs