Emergency Calls in 2000


2000
Call Number
Date Time Location Description

34

12 March

11:15

Moana Road,
Plimmerton
351 called to a smoke nuisence. Found a small illegal rubbish fire which was extinguished.
33 6 March 17:21 200m north of Whenua Tapu cemetary,
State Highway One
351 and Porirua 317 called to a car vs. bicycle road crash.Found that the cyclist had fallen as the result of a medical condition rather than a collision. Assisted ambulance.
32 6 March 13:47 Te Pari Pari Rd,
Pukerua Bay
351, with Porirua 311 and Paekakariki 361, called to a minor re-ignition of call 26. Found a fencepost still smouldering, extinguished with one high pressure delivery.
31 5 March 15:05 Pukerua Bay township,
State Highway One
351, Porirua 317 and Paekakariki 361 called to a two vehicle motor vehicle crash. No-one was trapped in the vehicles, so crew assisted ambulance to treat minor injuries.
30 4 March 16:53 Toenga Road,
Pukerua Bay
351 and Paekakariki 361 called to a further minor reignition of call 26. Dampened a few further hotspots.
29 4 March 09:53 Toenga Road,
Pukerua Bay
Called to assist 311 and 317 who had been called to a reignition of call 26 while 351 was at call 28. Worked to damp down a few minor hotspots.
28 4 March 09:22 Ocean Parade,
Pukerua Bay
351 called to a driftwood fire. A small fire was eventually located and extinguished using buckets.
27 4 March 08:09 Airlee Road,
north Plimmerton
351 and Porirua 311 called to a reignition of call 25. Nothing was found.
26 3 March 15:16 Te Motu Road,
Pukerua Bay
351, Paekakariki 361 and later Porirua 311 called to a scrub fire. Found a large area of scrub alight. Stopped train services on main trunk line. Extinguished using multiple hose deliveries.
25 2 March 20:20 Airlee Road,
north Plimmerton
351 and Porirua 311 called to a scrub fire. Found a large area of scrub alight beneath the road bridge across the railway lines. Eventually extinguished with additional assistance from Porirua 317 and the Wellington Bush Fire Force.
24 28 February 12:48 Rawhiti Road,
Pukerua Bay
351 and Porirua 317 called to a person trapped under a road roller machine which had rolled over. Working with ambulance (including Westpac helicopter crews) the overturned roller was lifted off the parient using hydraulic spreaders (air bags were considered, but the delicate tipping point of the roller made this too dangerous for the patient).
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

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