Kōrero: Fires and fire services

Rescue work (3 o 3)

Rescue work

Firefighters are among the emergency services called out at times of crisis, such as this bout of severe weather on the North Island’s central plateau in mid-2006. A long-distance bus nearly slipped over a bank in the icy conditions. Passengers had to be evacuated, and the bus stabilised by chaining it to three other large vehicles, including two fire appliances.

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Ruapehu Bulletin
Photograph by Robert Milne

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Fires and fire services - Modern fire services', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21884/rescue-work (accessed 11 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010