Area Manager Wipari Henwood today installed the first of 1500 donated smoke alarms in a home in Whangarei to mark the start of Fire and Emergency’s daylight saving campaign. Read more here
The BBC have a daily podcast covering the ongoing inquiry into the fire at Grenfell Tower in London.
National Volunteer Week runs this week, 17-23 June 2018, when the whole nation gets to celebrate volunteers, including ours.
A new tool to provide accurate, up-to-date information about the availability of volunteers, and others, to respond to fire and emergencies is expected to be ready later this year.
Families play an important role in supporting our volunteers. Therefore, Fire and Emergency has created a Families of Volunteers brochure to help families, particularly those with a newer volunteer, understand what to expect, how life may change for them and how they, as a family, can be more involved.
Plans to do firearms safe handling training at some of our stations are halted until we’ve done more planning and engagement with our brigades.
Congratulations to latest recipients of LSGC medals and clasps, and reminder to check the schedule to confirm name details.
The 2018 North Island Waterway Challenge will take place at the Havelock North Fire Station Grounds on Saturday 27 January.
Quick action by Whangarei firefighters prepping for a routine rope rescue training exercise helped rescue a man suspected to have fallen down a 50 metre cliff.
Kaiaua Voluntary Rural Fire Force, based near Thames, may only have a crew of 13 but they’re looking mighty fine in their new PPEs for dealing with structural fires.