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Minister of Transport inspecting firefighters

J. K. McAlpine (right), the Minister of Transport with Chief Fire Officer Mr L. R. Osmond inspecting firefighters at the opening of the new Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1962-08-25
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Collection 1960 - 1964 Star photographs

The McNab family, volunteer fire fighters

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.

Date 1990-08-24
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Collection 1990 Star photographs

Waiau Station Officer, Lorraine Petrie

Lorraine Petrie, fire fighter and Waiau Station Officer. Lorraine is the first female officer in a Canterbury brigade.

Date 1990-07-23
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Collection 1990 Star photographs

Peter Rowe overlooking Kilmore Street

Senior firefighter, Peter Rowe, on an extension ladder above Kilmore Street with Christchurch Town Hall and Parkroyal Hotel in the background towards the intersection with Durham Street.

Date 1990-02-23
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Collection 1990 Star photographs

Evacuation board at Riccarton Mall

Riccarton Mall manager, Ray Morris, checks the evacuation board during a drill with firefighter, Nick Downs.

Date 1989-11-20
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Collection 1989 Star photographs

Old and new firefighting protective clothing

Station Officer, Mike Bowden (left), and Senior Station Officer, Symon Stirland-Mitchell (right), demonstrate the new and old firefighting protective clothing respectively.

Date 1989-11-03
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Collection 1989 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

Vintage engines at farewell parade

Parade of vintage fire engines to mark the retirement of Fire Commissioner, F.A. Hardy, travelling along Kilmore Street near the Avon View Guest House at 208 Kilmore Street.

Date 1982-05-19
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Collection 1982 Star photographs

Horse drawn fire engine

A horse drawn fire engine from 1893, on loan from the Ferrymead Trust, as part of a parade of vintage fire engines to mark the retirement of Fire Commissioner, F.A. Hardy, at the Central Fire Station...

Date 1982-05-19
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Collection 1982 Star photographs

Inspection of firefighters by B.F. Hyland

Fire Commissioner designate, B.F. Hyland, inspects the operation watch at a recruits' passing out parade at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1982-04-10
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Collection 1982 Star photographs

Firefighters burn a house in Maunsell Street

Firefighters set a weatherboard house on fire in Maunsell Street, Woolston, as part of a training exercise.

Date 1976-10-14
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Collection 1976 Star photographs

Firefighter, Lionel Gage, at a controlled burn

Firefighter, Lionel Gage, dampening the ground surrounding the controlled burn of a fire in a weatherboard building during a training exercise.

Date 1976-09-18
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Collection 1976 Star photographs

Jaws of life demonstration

A staged car accident on Antigua Street as part of a training exercise for firefighters in using the new Jaws of Life cutting tool.

Date 1975-04-10
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Firefighters training at Sumner

Firefighters from the Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Sumner Volunteer Fire Brigade and the Forest Services high country fire fighting team, taking part in a training exercise in the rain on...

Date 1975-02-22
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Training with breathing apparatus

Firefighters training with breathing apparatus ahead of a training exercise in the storm water drains in Barbour Street, Woolston.

Date 1974-11-07
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 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
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

Demonstration of foam for firefighting

N. Pickering, Chairman of the Fire Board, and Fire Chief, Frank Hardy, at a demonstration using foam at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1971-08-02
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Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Star photographs

Firefighters training in a storm water drain

Trainee firefighters, from left, D.S. O'Callaghan, B.J. Langdon and M.F. Logan in a storm water drain beneath Madras Street during a training exercise.

Date 1974-02-25
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Collection 1974 Star photographs