Firefighters hosing down the number 6 petrol storage tank at Lyttelton after it exploded as a result of faulty equipment.
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...
Female volunteer firefighters who have just passed their voluntary firefighters course and have started work as part of the Rolleston Voluntary Fire Brigade. Pictured are, from left, Daphne Cowan...
Female volunteer firefighters at Brunner rolling out a hose. Pictured left is Nancy Wylie.
Members of the McNab family (from top left) Craig, Ross and Ian. Bottom, from left, Bruce, Fiona and Jack. All belong to the Sumner Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Firefighters moving hoses into a paddock off Kingsford Street, Burwood, during a training exercise at the edge of Bottle Lake Reserve.
Fire officer recruits, Roy Shury and Michael Shearing at the passing out exercise at the Central Fire Station.
Firefighters attending a fire at the Lane Walker Rudkin nylon spinning factory on Brougham Street in Sydenham.
Firefighters demonstrating the use of hoses on the training tower at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
A firefighter clearing away an acid spill from a truck at the Sockburn roundabout.
Firefighters operating pumps and hoses on Colombo Street in Sydenham.
Station Officer, Mike Bowden (left), and Senior Station Officer, Symon Stirland-Mitchell (right), demonstrate the new and old firefighting protective clothing respectively.
Stryker Six, the first of three new fire engines for Christchurch Airport.
Firefighters using foam in a training exercise at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Firefighters at the burnt remains of the polishing department, office and storage rooms at Lomak Furniture Co Limited on Henry Street, Waltham.
Fire fighters attending a fire at the Addington Prison exercise yards which was thought to have been deliberately started.
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.
Firefighters examine the burnt remains of McPhail Motor Parts workshop at 25 Eaton Place.
A firefighter aims a hose at a fire at Aulsebrooks biscuit factory on the corner of Montreal Street and St Asaph Street.
Firefighters attending a fire at Holco Industries Limited plastic moulding factory, 30 Battersea Street in Sydenham.
Keith Beardsley, Ray Kiesanowski (centre) and Ashley Fitchett (left) the youngest member of the brigade at age 18, restocking fire hoses at the New Brighton fire station.
Eric Holland operating a hose winding machine for fire fighting at the Central Fire Station at 200 Kilmore Street.
Firefighters attending a fire at Madras Joinery Service Limited at 514 Cranford Street in Redwood.