Fire Service

A paid fire brigade is "inevitable" in Queenstown due to increasing pressure on volunteers, a local fire service boss says. Mountain Scene can reveal callouts jumped 22 per cent between April 2015 and April this year. The Fire and Emergency New...

New digs a burning issue

An emergency services hub might spring up at Frankton. New Zealand Fire Service's local boss Keith McIntosh says it needs bigger premises. St John Central Lakes manager Kelvin Perriman reckons teaming up could reduce operating costsĀ and confirms preliminary discussions are underway. McIntosh...
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