BLEVE occurs when a liquefied gas is heated and evaporates from the vessel via the relief valve.
It is with sadness, the UFBA acknowledges the death of UFBA Life Honorary Member Frank Hardy OBE, QFSM on 15 September 2017, aged 96.
UFBA secures funding in 2017-2018 for additional volunteer advocacy and support services
A major milestone was reached at the 13th UFBA Leadership and Governance Workshop held in Wellington from 14-16 September—over 200 personnel from around the country have now graduated from this highly-valued course.
Fire and Emergency NZ and UFBA member consultation on volunteer admin tasks
Are you a delegate for your brigade at the 2017 UFBA Conference? At the 139th AGM of the United Fire Brigades’ Association, brigade delegates have the opportunity to vote for your representatives on the UFBA team.
At the 139th AGM of the United Fire Brigades’ Association, brigade delegates have the opportunity to vote for your representatives on the UFBA team. Joe Manihera who was elected as Vice President at the 2016 AGM shares his insights on the UFBA and our advocacy and support services.
Congratulations to Simon East of Cust Volunteer Fire Brigade for taking out the UFBA National Drivers Challenge for the second year running at Manfeild Park in Feilding on 11-12 August.
Four interactive workshops at the 2017 UFBA Conference will provide delegates with ideas and resources on leading together in the new Fire and Emergency New Zealand environment—thereby building stronger brigades and communities.
UFBA congratulates the recipients of Queen's Service Medals who were recognised for their contributions to our fire and emergency services and their communities at Government House in Wellington on 31 August 2017.