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1 November 2017 3:21 AM Man hospitalised after Southland explosion

A man has been taken to Invercargill Hospital with burns after an apparent explosion in Wyndham in Southland. A man has been taken to Invercargill Hospital by ambulance after suffering moderate burns in an apparent explosion in Wyndham in Southland. Fire Emergency NZ staff from Edendale and Wyndham, about 45km east of Invercargill, attended the incident 18

26 October 2017 8:24 AM Explosions heard as factory burns in Penrose

Auckland firefighters have gotten a large blaze under control in Penrose. The fire broke out in an industrial building behind a car dealership on Great South Road near Humes Pipelines Systems. Firefighters got to the scene shortly after 9PM and said at the time the warehouse was completely engulfed in fire. Eyewitnesses said the building appears to have been completely 6

17 October 2017 1:55 AM Creator of 'Sh*t towns of NZ' Facebook page gets death threats

The mastermind behind a popular Facebook page celebrating New Zealand's least desirable characteristics says he's now in hiding after a series of death threats. The man, who says he's received close to 20 death threats in the two years since he established the 'Shit towns of New Zealand' page, says he has now hidden his identity. "[Those] who don't get the joke seem prone 6

10 October 2017 4:39 PM While Northern California burns, a separate wildfire has prompted mass evacuations near Disneyland

A rapidly spreading Southern California wildfire has burned more than 7,500 acres in Orange County, forcing the evacuation of thousands of homes and stretching the state’s emergency resources thin as numerous fires continue to rage upstate in California’s wine country. The fire that erupted Monday morning has moved quickly through wide swaths of the hills 1

10 October 2017 1:21 PM Fire crews battle California wildfires as death toll creeps up

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters battled 15 wildfires on Tuesday that have killed at least 11 people and destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses in Northern California while raging through the state’s world-famous wine country. Efforts to control the fires were helped by the wind dying down on Monday, Brad Alexander, a spokesman for the governor’s 7

3 October 2017 11:35 PM Spencer And Heidi Had $34K Worth Of Crystals In Their Delivery Suite

Truly, Spencer and Heidi Pratt (nee Montag) are the gift that keeps on giving – if you love trashy American reality TV throwbacks from the mid-00’s. A very specific audience, yes – but we are a passionate one, aren’t we. If you’re still an avid follower of TV’s most notorious reality villains, you’re aware that the couple just welcomed their first beb, a lil’ boy named 3

2 October 2017 11:21 PM Children pulled from burning building in Hastings

Two children have been rescued from a burning derelict building in Hastings. One is in a critical condition with serious burns. The blaze is now out and fire investigators are now on the scene, trying to determine a cause. A Fire Service spokesperson said the two children were found outside the building and were believed to have been rescued by workers 2

2 October 2017 7:25 PM Boy dies after Hastings fire

A 10-year-old boy has died after a serious fire in Hastings on Monday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the fire at a derelict building on Heretaunga Street West at 2:30pm on Monday afternoon. Two children were rescued from the fire but were hospitalised with serious burns. Eastern district police are currently investigating the cause of the fire, which 1

2 October 2017 3:12 AM Five injured in large Hastings fire

The fire, which occurred at a building in Saint Leonards, Hastings, has now been extinguished. Police said two children had been taken to hospital, one with life-threatening injuries and a second in a serious condition. Three adults have also been taken to hospital for smoke inhalation and are in a stable condition. Children as young as 8 had their burns 2

28 September 2017 4:18 AM Fire service responds to explosion in Ellerslie

An explosion on a suburban street in central Auckland has left a Watercare contractor with burns to his face and arms. Fire crews were sent to reports of a blast on Ladies Mile in the suburb of Ellerslie at around 12:30pm. Police says workmen were underground when the explosion occurred - but Watercare, who sent them, say they weren't. "The crew were not underground 2