Queenstown Volunteer Fire Brigade

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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