We staged a controlled house fire that was broadcast live on Seven Sharp to show New Zealand households that a real house fire is nothing like the movies, and that you really do have less than three minutes to escape alive.

Watch the story below that aired on Wednesday 23 June.

You can also watch the full segment by logging in to TVNZ OnDemand(external link)(external link)


Watch the follow-up story that aired on Thursday 24 June where Reporter, Lucas de Jong returns to the site of the burn with National Adviser Fire Risk Management, Pete Gallagher and Region Trainer, Chris Kennedy. 


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