There is a crispness to the air that heralds the cooler months and with it the dusting off heaters, electric blankets and the acquisition of firewood. Don’t forget to take the time to check that electric cords are still in good order, that chimneys have been swept, LPG gas heater hoses are not damaged and that electric blankets have been checked. For more information and winter safety tips go to https://fireandemergency.nz/home-and-community-fire-safety/winter-fire-safety/
Join the family!
We are still looking for new members, we are a friendly, accepting bunch and welcome anyone. If you have been thinking about joining, now is the time. To find out more, give us a call, our numbers are below.
Calls since 1 Mar 2022
18 Mar – Car off road, Nihotupu
20 Mar – Tree & power lines on road – Anawhata Road
4 Apr – Van rolled, Scenic Drive
8 Apr – Car vs power pole, West Coast Road
9 Apr – Car Fire, Tawari Road
15 Apr – Grass Fire, Parker Road
Always phone 111 for any fire or emergency.
To check if you need a permit to light a fire: checkitsalright.nz (or 0800 658 628)
For our Brigade
Chief Fire Officer Kevin Healy (814 9505)
Deputy Chief Officer Ian Ford (814 8871)
Volunteer Brigade Support Christine Healy (Christine.email@example.com)