A quiet Guy Fawkes pleases Fire Service
One of the quietest Guy Fawkes nights on record has the Fire Service praising the responsible fireworks attitude shown by New Zealanders.
Area in Wellington reopened after chemical leak
Firefighters have contained a chemical spill which forced the evacuation of Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
Fire Service says forward thinking can save lives
The Fire Service is encouraging householders to check they have working smoke alarms installed when they put their clocks forward for daylight saving, which starts at 2am this Sunday, 30 September.
Fire Service puts safe wheels plan in motion
The Fire Service has completed a thorough investigation into the April incident in Wellington where a fire appliance lost its left rear wheels when returning to station after a callout.
Tauranga and Hamilton are in line for more career firefighters
Tauranga and Hamilton are in line for more career firefighters, Internal Affairs Minister Rick Barker announced today.
Karamea pair to receive rare commendation
Karamea volunteer firefighters Ed Tinomana and Jason James will be presented with a Fire Service National Commander's commendation award tonight for rescuing a woman from a burning car last year.
PM to unveil new Hutt City stations
Prime Minister Rt Hon Helen Clark will officially open three new fire stations in the Hutt Valley tomorrow morning.
Wellington Operation Support seeks numbers boost
For those who have always looked on as a fire truck whizzed by and wondered what it's like to be part of the Fire Service, now is your chance to contribute without having to do all the risky work of a full-time firefighter.
New Hutt fire stations ready to respond on Jan 15
Hutt City's three new fire stations are ready to be moved into on January 15.