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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

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

Bitumen tank explosion

Firefighters hosing the top of a bitumen tank which exploded at Bituminous Roofing Products Limited, Coleridge Street in Sydenham.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1975 Star photographs

Fatal explosion at Verkerks

Fire prevention officer, J. F. Hegarty inspecting the fire damage following a fatal explosion at Verkerks Butchery at 196 Armagh Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

Verkerks employees cleaning up

Employees of Verkerks Butchery, Stephen Katsaras (left), Andrew Edwards and Vincent Tikao, clean up after a fatal explosion at their site at 196 Armagh Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

Verkerks explosion

Firefighters attending to an explosion at Verkerks Butchers at 196 Armagh Street on the corner with Manchester Street.

Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 1974 Star photographs

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

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

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

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 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

Ballantynes store on fire

View of firefighters tacking the fire inside the Ballantynes store on the corner of Cashel Street and Colombo Street in the central city.

Date 1947-11-18
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection MED Historical Photographs

Islington Freezing Works Volunteer Fire Service at the Ballantynes fire

Islington Freezing Works Volunteer Fire Service at the Ballantynes fire. Fire Fighters (from right to left) Boby Meyer & Bolo Arps. Two bystanders on the roof of Smiths (before being aware of death...

Date unspecified day in 1949-11
Format Photograph
Resource Type Image
Collection 2019 Photo Hunt

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

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

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