Fire and Emergency New Zealand

A fire chief says chimney fires have reached epidemic proportions in Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago. "We've had a little over 30 chimney fires in the last five to six months," Fire and Emergency New Zealand assistant area manager Steve...
Imagine fighting a fire bigger than Stewart Island - and it is just one of 207 wildfires burning across a vast, charred landscape. That is what a group of five Otago firefighters have just been facing in Canada. Glenorchy firefighters Will...
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