Firefighters removing LPG cylinders during a garage fire on Stanton Crescent in Hoon Hay.
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.
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...
Star reporter, Colin Bryant, at the top of an extension ladder on a fire engine outside the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A firefighter straightening out the Japanese flag outside the Town Hall which became entangled before a royal visit.
Female volunteer firefighters at Brunner rolling out a hose. Pictured left is Nancy Wylie.
Nancy Wylie, of the Brunner volunteer firefighters driving a fire engine.
Firefighters using the pole at the Christchurch Central Fire Station at 178 Lichfield 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.
Firefighters demonstrating the face to face carrying method at a training exercise at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
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.
A firefighter of the Christchurch Metropolitan Fire Board with oxygen tanks.
Firefighters moving hoses into a paddock off Kingsford Street, Burwood, during a training exercise at the edge of Bottle Lake Reserve.
A firefighter jumping into a jumping sheet as part of a drill at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
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.
A firefighter demonstrating the new protective clothing at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Fire officer recruits, Roy Shury and Michael Shearing at the passing out exercise at the Central Fire Station.
A firefighter uses an internal wiper to clear the mist inside his new protective mask at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Senior Station Officer Colin Elkins checking the fire equipment at Sockburn station.
Christchurch Fire Service mechanic Peter Curd with new jaws of life cutting equipment.
Di Fisher, a member of the New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade and the first woman firefighter in Christchurch.
Christchurch Fire Brigade workshop supervisor, Len Bamford, testing the "snorkel" for Fire Prevention Week.
Stanley Barrett (left) in the old firefighter's uniform and David Stickings in the new waterproofed uniform outside the Central Fire Station and 200 Kilmore Street.
Firefighters demonstrating the use of hoses on the training tower at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.