Scenes of firefighters preparing to board the container ship, Spirit of Competition at Lyttelton Harbour.
Miles Ruddenklau and the Chief Superintendent of the Christchurch Fire Board, F. Hardy, examine a new resuscitator at the New Brighton Fire Service building.
Fire fighters and local farmers working to put out a fire caused by a burn off at the farm of J. D. Clinton in Darfield.
Fire fighters working to put out a fire caused by a burn off at the farm of J. D. Clinton in Darfield.
Fire fighters attending the fire caused by a burn off at the farm of J. D. Clinton in Darfield.
J. D. Clinton drives his tractor through a gorse hedge to cut a path for the fire engine.
Volunteer firefighters, Ashley Fitchett, Ray Kiesanowski, and Keith Beardsley, at New Brighton fire station.
Firefighters and fire engine at New Brighton fire station.
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...
Firefighters attending a fire in the hold of the Maritime Explorer at Lyttelton Harbour.
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.
Firefighters at the scene of a fire in the Riccarton Workingmens Club on Wharenui Road.
Firefighters using tools to open the roof of the Riccarton Workingmen's Club to put out a fire on the premises on Wharenui Road,
Firefighters inspecting the burnt remains of the School of Fine Arts, University of Canterbury, Ilam following a fire which swept through the building.
A fire fighter climbing the turntable ladder on a fire engine in a cul-de-sac.
A firefighter inspects the damage after a hot water cylinder exploded in a Hereford Street flat.
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.
Firefighters extinguish a fire in an old house on Eaglesons Road, Halswell, as part of a training exercise.
Members of the McNab family (from top left) Craig, Ross and Ian. Bottom, from left, Bruce, Fiona and Jack. All belong to the Sumner Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Lorraine Petrie, fire fighter and Waiau Station Officer. Lorraine is the first female officer in a Canterbury brigade.
Riccarton Mall manager, Ray Morris, checks the evacuation board during a drill with firefighter, Nick Downs.
Di Fisher, a member of the New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade and the first woman firefighter in Christchurch.