Acting Area Manager John Booth is now on annual leave and will return to the Counties Manukau Fire Area following his annual leave.
Assistant Area Manager Dave Woon will be the Acting Area Manager for the Waitemata Fire Area from 1 July to 14 July.
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QFF Will Mahuru is recovering at home following his accident at Birkenhead Station on Thursday 30 May. Will has advised that he is healing well following the operations he has had on his lower leg.
Area 3 is asking for applications from existing Area 3 Station Officers to fill internal vacancies. This process will be run as a trial based on the procedure agreed to by the Auckland local branch of the NZPFU.
Instructions for what to do during an outage to the paging system this weekend.
Subject: Area 5 Vacancies – Officers and Firefighters
Area 5 is asking for applications from existing staff to fill internal vacancies.
There has been a number of questions regarding Increased wear to Aluminium Trussed Rescue Ladders. The notice 010/2019 dated 06/05/19 on the portal outlined instructions regarding limiting the ladders use “until” it had been inspected. All region 1 ladders have been inspected.
Area 3 Placements are:
Te Atatu Brown SFF Brennan
Henderson Green FF Matafeo
Western Brown reliever SFF Brain
Western Red reliever SFF Kinsella
Glen Eden Green FF Stockman
Henderson Brown FF Cleverdon
Area Reliever Green QFF Scott
Congratulations to all applications. Start dates to be advised.
On 9 July, 2019 it will be 25 years since Firefighter Jim Hughes was tragically killed on duty whilst attending an incident on the Northern Motorway. A remembrance ceremony will be held at the Birkenhead Fire Station at 0930 hours on Tuesday 9 July, 2019.
ActionAll personnel are to follow the instructions below when pressure testing hose. SituationThis notice is an update to notice 013/2019. Last month, a hose burst while it was being pressure tested resulting in a firefighter sustaining a serious injury.
The responsibilities as outlined in the Waitemata Fire Area Total Station workload management document have not changed for several years. This notice is to advise that they will change from 1 July 2019 .