Today Fire and Emergency has published its Level 2 Investigation Report into the Newtown 225 (NEWT225) Aerial Failure.
Fire and Emergency recently ran a two-day wildfire training workshop in Murihiku Southland alongside our Te Papa Atawhai Department of Conservation partners, in a first of its kind.
This is a new initiative designed to improve operational safety when responding to retail fuel sites, called the Emergency Services Information Summary.
A new project is being set up called the Uniform Retender Project (URP) that will be going to market for a supplier/s to provide work/station wear for all operational personnel.
The Equipment and Logistics Directorate has been developing new equipment standards in sections, starting with recommissioning and functional checks for operational personnel.
The Decontamination Project team is looking for enthusiastic and committed people to make up the Decontamination Project Working Group.
A prototype Volvo Euro 6 diesel all-wheel drive Type 1 appliance is on trial at National Park.
For Fire and Emergency, a near miss is an unplanned event which offers an opportunity to improve how we protect our people and the public.
Greytown Fire Station was officially opened by National Commander Russell Wood on Saturday.