Firies from FENZ have developed and built their own monowheel mount for their stokes litter to assist them in difficult terrain retrievals!
Fire has destroyed a large printing warehouse in Auckland, NZ. The incident drew a 4th alarm with first arriving appliances finding heavy smoke showing. There were several evacuations from the building and surrounding structures, including a church.
A fire has destroyed a large fish factory and aircraft hanger in Haast, New Zealand. Helicopters with monsoon buckets were called in to assist the local fire station with the fire, which involved putting out other helicopters. The building housed aircraft, fishing machinery and bulk chemical storage which presented multiple issues for the arriving crews.
Just have a look at this beast of an appliance. Custom designed by a team of people in the Waitakere community and Auckland Rural Fire, WAIT7711 is a force to be reckoned with! Packing a whole range of equipment and abilities, this would be an amazing asset to any fire district.
The Kiwis had an interesting working job recently where lightning struck a War Memorial Hall… twice! The incident was upgraded to a 3rd alarm as the crews had to relocate over 300 paintings!
When training becomes reality – Governors Bay RFB were out training on a cold and wet night when they were responded to a car down an embankment. Looks like pretty average conditions to be performing a rescue!