Brigade News

Visit to Wellington Operational Support Unit

Posted on 25th April 2018

On a lovely evening unit members travelled into Wellington city to visit our peers Wellington Operational Support unit. This is a fantastic meet and greet for newer members of each unit and to have the chance to go through each appliance to see what sort  of equipment is stowed. We wish to thank our peers in Wellington for such

2018 UFBA North Island Waterway Challenge

Posted on 30th January 2018

2018 UFBA North Island Waterway Challenge

Visit to Martinborough fire station and scrub fire

Posted on 15th December 2017

On Tuesday 5th December, some of our crew took both of our appliances over the hill to visit Martinborough Fire station in the Wairarapa so they could see what gear we carry and how we maybe able to assist them at their calls in the future but upon arrival they were busy at a big scrub fire so our unit

Busy weekend - Scrub fire, House fire and Upper Hutt Santa Parade

Posted on 4th December 2017

HWOSU had a very busy weekend - with 2 fire calls and assisting at the Upper Hutt Santa Parade Saturday 2nd December - Scrub fire in Upper Hutt, members were tasked with road closure and crowd control Sunday 3rd December - as members were prepping our vehicles to head to the Santa Parade we were called to a 2nd alarm house

White Ribbon Day - Fire safety

Posted on 1st December 2017

On a beautiful Sunday our unit members attended the White Ribbon Appeal day along side Rimutaka and Trentham crews, assisting wiht promoting fire safety with using the inflatable education house, fire blocks and the importance of smoke alarms.

Standpipe and Hose drills

Posted on 1st December 2017

Even though we are not front line fire fighters it is important that we are up skilled regulary with how to sink a standpipe, roll out and roll up hoses efficitently and safely so hen we are tasked for these jobs on the fire ground we are ready to assist. Our newest members of our unit were put through their

House Fire Upper Hutt - Sunday 22nd October

Posted on 23rd October 2017

Early on Sunday morning HWOSU were turned out to a 2nd alarm house fire in Upper Hutt Our crew were tasked with road closure, crowd control, canteen and general duties

Domestic Flooding Lower Hutt - 19th October

Posted on 23rd October 2017

In the afternoon HWOSU were dispatched to a domestic flooding call where our crew set to work with aquavacs and helped to clear up the scene

House Fire Lower Hutt - Saturday 1st October

Posted on 3rd October 2017

In the small hours of Saturday HWOSU were turned out to a 2nd alarm house fire in Lower Hutt - the 2 storey house was well involved. Our members were tasked with lighting and canteen duties

Congratulations to FF Zurek for passing Operational Support training course

Posted on 6th September 2017

Andrzej attended a 2-day Operational Support training course in Rotorua at the National Training Centre where you are put through your paces with all sorts of exercises and events to test your knowledge both in theory and practical. After a very busy and tiring weekend Andrzej passed with flying colours - Congratulations!

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