Every year as many as fifty New Zealanders die in domestic fires despite the best efforts of firefighters to save them. Fire temperatures develop to dangerous levels in short timeframes and smoke often disables people before they can escape.
Ensure your family and house are protected by installing smoke alarms and discuss with all members your family escape plan.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) is supporting a recent initiative to install domestic sprinkler systems in new houses.
The following videos show graphically the effects of fires once they get established…
This fire is real footage of a fatal house fire in Auckland filmed by one of the first on the scene.
A fifth alarm warehouse fire in Pukekohe.