Brigade News

2nd alarm chemical spill - 1st October

Posted on 2nd October 2019

Mid morning our unit was paged to a chemical spill at Saint James School in Lower Hutt 4926 responded to assist with crowd / traffic control, working longside Wellington Operational Support and Wainui Operational Support

Exciting times ahead - Remutaka Station is near completion

Posted on 27th September 2019

Our new home is getting closer and closer to completion. We are very excited for the future with the state of the art and environment friendly facilities!! With the build progressing on time we are hoping to be in our new home by the middle of November - Watch this space! Check out the gallery for more photos of the

2nd Alarm House Fire - Trentham 24th September

Posted on 24th September 2019

In the very early hours our unit was paged to a 2nd alarm shed fire which had spread into the ajoining house 4928 responded and were tasked with road closure and refreshments

2nd Alarm fire - Upper Hutt 20th September

Posted on 23rd September 2019

In the very early hours of the morning our crew were paged to a 2nd alarm fire in a firewood yard in Upper Hutt Both 4926 and 4928 responded and was tasked with providing refreshments for all the crews present

MVA - 16th September

Posted on 17th September 2019

Our crew were paged to an MVA on the river road and Totara Park traffic lights Both 4926 and 4828 responded and assisted other crews and police with Traffic Control

Scrub Fire - Stokes Valley 10th September

Posted on 11th September 2019

in the late afternoon HWOSU were paged to a 2nd alarm scrub fire in the Stokes Valley area Both 4926 and 4828 responded to the scene and were tasked with traffic control You can read more about the fire here

3rd Alarm fire - Upper Hutt College - 1st September

Posted on 2nd September 2019

At 11.17pm HWoSU were paged to respond to a 3rd level alarm fire at Upper Hutt College Their technology block was well involved when arriving at the scene Both 4926 and 4928 attended and assisted on scene with traffic and crowd control, refreshments and running tasks. For further details please click on the link below on Stuff

Lots of happenings in our unit

Posted on 25th July 2019

We have ben offline for sometime - we are back! All settled in with John at the wheel and we are away again, with 3 new members joining our crew, our new station is not too far away from completion and our new van that will replace our aging 4926 is getting closer and closer to being put on the road! Check

Passing of SSO Wayne Bedford - 19th January 2019

Posted on 28th March 2019

Our unit was rocked with the passing of Senior Station Officer Wayne Bedford on the 19th January . Wayne had served for over 45 years in the fire service both in the paid and volunteer world, with being a member of our brigade for just over 10 years and within that time he has contributed with his leadership, knowledge and mentoring of our

Busy start to 2019

Posted on 28th March 2019

After a well-deserved break over the silly season our brigade is back into weekly drills, hitting the ground running with our busy training schedule. With making the most of the good weather we have been getting out and about on training nights with our crews - check out the gallery for various pictures

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