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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
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Collection 1973 Christchurch 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
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Collection 1973 Christchurch Star photographs

Fire at 110 Jeffreys Road

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.

Date 1972-11-30
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Collection 1972 Christchurch 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
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Collection 1972 Christchurch 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
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Collection 1972 Christchurch 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
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Collection 1972 Christchurch 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 Olliviers Road, Linwood.

Date 1972-02-29
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Collection 1972 Christchurch 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
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Collection 1972 Christchurch Star photographs

Westburn School fire

The remains of a burnt classroom building at Westburn School at 257 Waimairi Road, Ilam.

Date 1975-02-04
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Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Burnt car at Addington Show Grounds

Ian Johnstone inspects a burnt out vintage car following a fire that caused extensive damage at the Addington Show Grounds.

Date 1975-09-15
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Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Fire at Tudor Furnishers

Fire damage to the interior of Tudor Furnishers following an arson attack on the property at 187 Waltham Road in Sydenham.

Date 1975-09-12
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Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Fire at Holco Industries Limited

Firefighters attending a fire at Holco Industries Limited plastic moulding factory, 30 Battersea Street in Sydenham.

Date 1975-05-15
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Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Ralph Gracie in his fire damaged shop

Owner, Ralph Gracie examines the burnt remains of his shop, Ralph Gracie Limited, at 85 Cashel Street following fire that started in a back room of the shop.

Date 1975-05-08
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Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

Fire at the School of Fine Arts

Firefighters inspecting the burnt remains of the School of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury, Ilam following a fire which swept through the building.

Date 1975-03-21
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Collection 1975 Christchurch Star photographs

West Spreydon School fire

William Marks, a resident who lives opposite the school, examines the burnt remains of a classroom at West Spreydon School at 147 Lyttelton Street in Spreydon.

Date 1974-12-28
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Collection 1974 Christchurch Star photographs