Fire and Emergency New Zealand are responding to a house fire on Waihi Road in Hawera. The property is located directly next to the Gull Service Station. It's unconfirmed whether anyone was injured, but St John and police were on scene. Diversions are in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area where possible.
All fires are prohibited in Taranaki, Whanganui and Ruapehu according to Fire and Emergency New Zealand. A prohibited fire season means no fires are permitted as the fire danger is too high. All fire permits have been cancelled as of 8am, Friday 7 February 2020. NO FIRES are permitted unless it is an approved fire... Continue Reading →
Emergency services were called to a McGuire Street property where it's believed a second attempt of arson has taken place. At around 10pm on Tuesday, fire and police personnel were called out to the same property that was set alight only days earlier. Police and fire emergency are actively investigating the scene and the case... Continue Reading →
South Taranaki police are hunting for an arsonist after a suspicious blaze at a Hawera home on Saturday night. Emergency services were alerted to the fire at the McGuire St house just after 10pm and firefighters arrived to find the property engulfed in flames. The occupants of the house were not at the home when... Continue Reading →
A Police spokeswoman has confirmed they are treating the fire at a Hawera property as suspicious and are making enquiries to determine what has occurred. Fire personnel were called to a McGuire Street house on Saturday evening at around 10pm. Firefighters spent hours extinguishing the blaze into the early hours of Sunday morning. There were... Continue Reading →
The Fire Department are responding to a large house fire in Hawera on Saturday evening. Fire personnel attended the scene at around 10pm following reports of a fire at a McGuire Street property. It's not yet confirmed whether anyone was in the property when the fire started. Firefighters were seen to be evacuating nearby residents.... Continue Reading →
Emergency services were called to single vehicle accident near the intersection of South Road and Ingahape Road at around 11.10am on Sunday. Initial reports from Police were that a vehicle rolled, however it was overtaking another car and lost control. It did not collide with the other car or roll according to a police spokeswoman.... Continue Reading →
A house has been destroyed in Hāwera by fire in the early hours of Monday morning. Crews from Hāwera, Manaia, Eltham, Okato and New Plymouth responded to the blaze, which took 40 minutes to get under control. The house was unoccupied at the time of the fire and nobody from surrounding properties were affected. The... Continue Reading →