Scenes of firefighters preparing to board the container ship, Spirit of Competition at Lyttelton Harbour.
Firefighters and fire engines outside Ralph Gracie Limited at 85 Cashel Street following a fire that threatened nearby businesses Walter Day Limited and Browne & Heaton Ltd.
Jenny Dillard, 26, outside Spreydon Fire Station after being rejected by the Fire Brigades Union of Canterbury following executives of the Union voting against allowing women into the fire service.
George Thompson, the last serving Christchurch Fire Bridge firefighter to attend the Ballantynes Fire in 1947.
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.
Tony Philips, 23, a Christchurch firefighter, who is writing a history of the Christchurch Fire Brigade.
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...
Nancy Wylie, of the Brunner volunteer firefighters driving a fire engine.
Firefighters and crowds outside Nu-Way Dry Cleaners in Colombo Street near the intersection with Cashel Street following an explosion.
Stryker Six, the first of three new fire engines for Christchurch Airport.
The New Zealand Forest Products' fire engine at the Kinleith pulp, paper and timber mill.
The new Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Board fire engine.
Christchurch Fire Brigade workshop supervisor, Len Bamford, testing the "snorkel" for Fire Prevention Week.
A fire engine with a turntable ladder parked in a car parking area.
A fire fighter climbing the turntable ladder on a fire engine in a cul-de-sac.
The new Akaroa Volunteer Fire Brigade fire engine, a Chevrolet Custom C35 chassis and cab, the first of its kind in New Zealand.
A view of the old (right) and new fire ladders of the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street. The photographer, John McComb, had arranged for several...
The old fire ladder (foreground) and the new turntable ladder for the Christchurch Fire Service in the yard at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.
Warren Fletcher with the new turntable ladder unit at the Central Fire Station on Kilmore Street.
Firefighters demonstrating the use of hoses on the training tower at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Firefighters demonstrating the use of rescue equipment attached to a turntable ladder at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore street.
Firefighters give a demonstration of fire hoses at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street, as part of a passing out parade of recruits.
Fire engines attending the fire at Taylors Drycleaning and Laundry Services Limited on Kilmore Street.