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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...

Putting out a Darfield fire

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.

Date 1971-04-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighters at Darfield fire

Fire fighters working to put out a fire caused by a burn off at the farm of J. D. Clinton in Darfield.

Date 1971-04-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Burn off fire in Darfield

Fire fighters attending the fire caused by a burn off at the farm of J. D. Clinton in Darfield.

Date 1971-04-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Fire at Darfield farm

People and their vehicles in a paddock at the scene of the fire caused by a burn off at the farm of J. D. Clinton in Darfield.

Date 1971-04-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Cutting a path through gorse

J. D. Clinton drives his tractor through a gorse hedge to cut a path for the fire engine.

Date 1971-04-27
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Fire at Māori Girls Hostel

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...

Date 1973-03-10
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Burnt remains of a house

The burnt remains of a house on Clifton Hill, overlooking Moncks Bay.

Date 1973-02-08
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Fire in the Maritime Explorer

Firefighters attending a fire in the hold of the Maritime Explorer at Lyttelton Harbour.

Date 1973-02-01
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1973 Star photographs

Arson at Ladbrooks

The burnt remains of cars and machinery at Ladbrooks following a deliberately lit fire on the premises on Leadleys Road in Halswell.

Date 1972-11-17
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Fire at the Christchurch Gas Company plant

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.

Date 1972-06-16
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Fire at Workingmens Club

Firefighters at the scene of a fire in the Riccarton Workingmens Club on Wharenui Road.

Date 1972-02-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 Star photographs

Firefighters opening up roof

Firefighters using tools to open the roof of the Riccarton Workingmen's Club to put out a fire on the premises on Wharenui Road,

Date 1972-02-12
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1972 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

Fire at the former tuberculosis annex

The annex at the former tuberculosis sanatorium at Cashmere on fire, which was deliberately set alight to be used in a training exercise for firefighters.

Date 1971-06-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Star photographs

Fire dying out at the former tuberculosis annex

The fire dying out after the former tuberculosis sanatorium at Cashmere was deliberately set alight for use in a training exercise for firefighters.

Date 1971-06-02
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Star photographs

Firefighting training in Halswell

Scenes of a house on fire and being extinguished on Eaglesons Road in Halswell which was set alight as part of a firefighting practical exercise.

Date 1970-03-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Firefighting training in Halswell

Scenes of a house on fire and being extinguished on Eaglesons Road in Halswell which was set alight as part of a firefighting practical exercise.

Date 1970-03-06
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1970 Christchurch Star negative strips

Arson at Mr Morrissey’s shed

Robert Morrissey looking through burnt items from the fire set by an arsonist that destroyed his shed.

Date 1971-07-20
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips

Mr Morrissey’s shed fire

Robert Morrissey looking through burnt items from the fire that destroyed his shed.

Date 1971-07-20
Format Negative
Resource Type Image
Collection 1971 Christchurch Star negative strips