23/12/12 alarm activation Redmill Rd, wires for under floor heating brunt.
1/1/17 small beach fire Chaytor Reserve, talked to person. No permit
3/1/17 Rubbish drum fire as seen on Te Mamaku Dr But was at end of Horton Rd, ask
owner to put out, no permit.
8/1/17 log on fire Pine Hill Reserve, no persons around, put out. Short crewed
10/1/17 Alarm activation at Mapua School, unknown cause, short crewed.
13/1/17 Grass fire Edam Rd, permitted burn up of control. Appleby fire with Mapua
Tanker put out. Short crewed.
16/1/17 Fire at Marae in Motueka, sat on fire station.
17/1/17 to Maisey Rd to choking person, stood down on arrival By Ambo. Person ok.
18/1/17 lifting assisted for Ambo on Tahi St. from up stairs
18/1/17 Bamboo fire Cliff rd., Kina. Hot ashes from BBQ. assist Motueka fire to out
up. Short crewed in appliance unable to take tanker.
Calls this year – 9
Safety Tip –
All fires in this area need a permit from Rural Fire Network Ph. 544 2441. Some Expectation are small fires for cooking – BBQ and pizza ovens. Braziers. No plastic etc. to be burnt. See TDC web page Outdoor burning.
Low on day time / Mapua area fire fighters.
If you live or/and work in the Mapua urban area and think you would like to / could get away to do fire call outs than come and see us at 7:30 on a Thursday night.
Summary for call outs last year
Structure Fire 3
Mobile Property Fire 3
Vegetation Fire 3
Miscellaneous Fire 2
Rescue, Emergency, Medical Call 4
Mobile Properties Hazardous Incidents 3
Electrical Hazards 2
Special Service Calls 2
Good Intent Calls 6
False Alarm 15
Natural Disasters 2
Total Incidents 45 in own area
And another 19 calls assisting other brigades , total of 64 calls for year.