One person has died in a fire at Hamilton, and a firefighter received minor injuries when a ceiling collapsed as he was fighting the blaze.
Firefighters have battled a blaze which started in a generator at a set of the film The Hobbit in Wellington.
A toxic rubbish fire that has been burning in a Christchurch recycling plant for more than two months was finally put out last night.
One person has been treated for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Christchurch this afternoon.
It started as a teen party in a warehouse in Rotorua, and ended with an inferno, killing 14-year-old Mihinui Tamiana.
Staff and shoppers have been evacuated from Porirua's Harvey Norman store after an intense fire broke out in the storeroom.
A teenage Rotorua girl has died in a fire at a warehouse following a party that was broken up by police.
The blaze that killed young West Coast father Ben McBride was triggered by an electrical fault, police say.
Ben McBride, 25, died in a shed fire on the property he shared with his girlfriend and their two young daughters.
One person is dead after a shed fire on the West Coast early this morning.
A fire has broken out in a building on Queenstown's main street, prompting evacuations.
Residents dealing with the effects of a toxic fire burning in a recycling plant may finally be able to escape from the smoke.
Last week a Samsung washing machine burst into flames in Auckland. Today there was another one – this time in Masterton in the Wairarapa.
Firefighters are battling a large scrub fire in a rural area between Taupo and Rotorua that has come within 30 metres of a house.
A fire at a two-storey building in the Wellington suburb of Mt Cook has now been contained.
The New Zealand Fire Service has produced more evidence to back up its claim that rules around the use of cigarette lighters are too weak.
Canterbury residents are fed up with the smoke coming from a fire pit that's been burning since last week.
Police say a house fire in Tokoroa that killed two men this week is not thought to be suspicious.
A house on Auckland's North Shore has been virtually destroyed by an early morning blaze.
Police aren’t ruling out suspicious circumstances following a fire which claimed the life of a man in Christchurch last night.
Copyright © 2013 MediaWorks TV. All Rights Reserved.