You only have until Thursday 15 August to submit your ideas on the ways Fire and Emergency could further protect personnel from carcinogen.
Latest update on how our crews are faring on the deployment in Victoria, Australia.
The new community engagement toolkit is now available on Bookshelf. Collateral for Home Fire Safety Visits can be ordered from the online ordering system.
Last week we advised that some work was being done around volunteer reimbursements for those who have been helping out with the Pigeon Valley fire and we have had discussions with unions and associations to work out what this will look like.
As part of the FENZ equipment programme, the National Operations team have been systematically upgrading our ladders across the country. The new ladders have been ordered and personnel can expect to see any wooden ladders on stations disposed of and replaced from the second quarter of 2019.
The ongoing efforts of all our personnel, including our volunteers, has been crucial to helping us fight the fires in Nelson over the last two weeks.To support our volunteers, Fire and Emergency are working with the UFBA and FRFANZ on a solution to reimburse our unpaid volunteers for the Nelson fires.
The first taskforce of 21 firefighters returned to New Zealand on 8 February and have been replaced by a second taskforce. Read more here...
Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s deployment in Tasmania has entered its third week, as the bushfires there continue to rage across the state. Read more here.
Read the latest update on the Port Hills Action Plan
Fire and Emergency has coordinated another deployment of Kiwi firefighters and IMT personnel, this time to help our colleagues in Tasmania.