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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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1990 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
Format Photograph
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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Canterbury provincial fire brigade competition

Members of the Rangiora No.1 team competing at the Canterbury provincial fire brigade competition in Lyttelton. Pictured are, from left, Ray Hart, Peter Dench and Don Hassall.

Date 1973-11-24
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Firefighters training at Queen Elizabeth II Park

Firefighters working to extinguish a deliberately set fire at the old grandstand at Queen Elizabeth II Park as part of a training exercise. The grandstand is being removed ahead of the Commonwealth...

Date 1972-03-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Firefighters moving hoses into a paddock

Firefighters moving hoses into a paddock off Kingsford Street, Burwood, during a training exercise at the edge of Bottle Lake Reserve.

Date 1969-09-27
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Training for aviation air crashes

A firefighter using foam to fight a simulated aviation crash at Christchurch Airport.

Date 1965-03-13
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1965 - 1969 Star photographs

Internal wiper for protective mask

A firefighter uses an internal wiper to clear the mist inside his new protective mask at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1972-03-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Rubber ammonia suit for firefighting

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.

Date 1972-03-04
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Christchurch Fire Brigade camera equipment

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...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Jumping sheet practice

A firefighter jumping into a jumping sheet as part of a drill at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.

Date 1964-01-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1960 - 1964 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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1989 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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 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
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs