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Ballantynes' Fire

At around 3.30pm on 18 November 1947 a fire broke out in Ballantynes' Department Store on the corner of Cashel Street and Colombo Street. The ensuring tragedy resulted in the deaths of 41 people...

Planned fire at Akaroa fire station

Akaroa firefighters with the Akaroa fire station which they deliberately set alight as the brigade is due to move to a new station next door. Pictured are, (front) Des Kotlowski, Ted McNabb (chief...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1981 Star photographs

Port Hills Fire 2017

The view of the Port hills fires on Wednesday 15th February 2017. Pioneer recreation and sport centre is behind me and Centennial park is in the foreground.

Date 2017-02-15
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

Fire at Aulsebrook factory

Firefighters attend to the fire in the packaging department of the Aulsebrook factory.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighters at Aulsebrook fire

Firefighters use a hose to dampen a fire in the packaging department of the Aulsebrook factory.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Fire in Aulsebrook packaging department

Firefighters attend to the fire in the packaging department of the Aulsebrook factory.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighters tend to Aulsebrook fire

Firefighters use a hose to dampen a fire in the packaging department of the Aulsebrook factory.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Fighting the Aulsebrook fire

Firefighters attend to the fire in the packaging department of the Aulsebrook factory.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighters using a hose

Firefighters use a hose to spray water on to the fire in the packaging department of the Aulsebrook factory.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighters at Aulsebrook fire

Firefighters attend to the fire in the packaging department of the Aulsebrook factory.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighters with hose

Firefighters attend to the fire in the packaging department of the Aulsebrook factory. [Frames 29a to 30a] A firefighter directs a hose through a hole in the aluminium wall.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Damage to aluminium wall

A firefighter directs a hose through a hole in the aluminium wall at the Aulsebrook factory which has been damaged by fire.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Melted aluminium wall

The aluminium wall of the Aulsebrook factory which melted during a fire.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighters tend to collapsed roof

Firefighters attend to the fire in the packaging department of the Aulsebrook factory.

Date 1970-11-03
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firemen on the roof of Hillmorton High School

Firemen on the roof of the assembly hall at Hillmorton High School following a fire started by contractors burning paint of weather-boards.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1982 Star photographs

Fire damage to Linwood High School

Exterior of Linwood High School and damage to the buildings following a fire which spread around the second storey of the school. A fire engine is parked on the playground attended by firemen.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Fire damage to Linwood High School

Exterior of Linwood High School looking into the exposed interior following a fire which spread around the second storey of the school. Inside the exposed interior are firemen and school staff...

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Port Hills Fire 2017

Port Hills Fire 2017. Billowing Smoke. The Beauty within Destruction.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Port Hills Fire 2017

Port Hills Fire 2017. Billowing Smoke. The Beauty within Destruction.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Wildfire on the Port Hills

Wildfire on the Port Hills spread from two locations and came to meet in the middle.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt

Port Hills Fires, February 2017

Taken during the Port Hills fires of 2017, on Wednesday 15 February at about 4pm in Waipara Street, Cracroft. Westmorland suburb had been evacuated.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2017 Photo Hunt