Queenstown Volunteer Fire Brigade

By MATTHEW MCKEW Queenstown fireys are chuffed to bits with their newly-refurbished $4 million station on Isle Street. The vollies have been holed up in temporary accommodation in the back yard since September last year, with scaffolding and awnings covering the...
Queenstown firefighters are the busiest in Otago and Southland, with fires and false alarms skyrocketing in recent years. A new fire station's planned for Frankton to help cater for growth, as Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ) stats show a whopping...
Fourth-generation firefighter Stu Ide is retiring from his 43-year full-time career. He tells Philip Chandler what he's planning to do next, and explains why he's a world champion goldpanner When it comes to putting out fires and determining their cause,...
Massage oil residue on towels is the likely cause of a laundry room fire that resulted in the evacuation of two Queenstown bars and an apartment block. The Queenstown Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to an alarm activation at 1 Athol...
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