News | Accident and Emergency
12 Aug 2020 12:39
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    A family and community is grieving after a fire claimed two lives

    A family and community is grieving after a fire claimed two lives


    It's believed two children perished after the fire took hold of a house in Vivian Street in Burwood just before 10.45 last night.

    Several other occupants of the home were taken to Christchurch Hospital in a moderate condition.

    This morning neighbours peered out of their windows at the devastating scene

    One neighbour said she woke to the sound of screaming and tried to douse the flames with a garden hose.

    Only the burnt out roof could be seen from outside the cordon - which was in place as fire investigators carried out their scene examination..

    The area commander will give an update at 1.30 this afternoon

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Accident and Emergency News
     12 Aug: Police are establishing checkpoints at the edges of Auckland under alert level three
     12 Aug: Dutch cyclist Fabio Jakobsen's to return home to continue his recovery from the facial injuries he suffered during a crash on the first stage of the Tour of Poland
     11 Aug: A close call for police - after a high-speed chase through West Auckland - that ended in a 14 and 17-year-old being taken into custody
     11 Aug: A late-night fire at St Paul's Cathedral in the heart of Dunedin was most likely accidental
     10 Aug: Police are asking for help to find a woman missing from Kumeu since the evening of July 20
     10 Aug: A woman has died at the Glenfield Pool and Leisure Centre on Auckland's North Shore
     10 Aug: A ferry skipper has been fined for using a cellphone at the helm - and hitting a navigation buoy
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The return to covid-19 level 3 in Auckland spells sporting uncertainty again More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Auckland banks are set to close, under Alert Level Three restrictions More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are going glamping with their children 12:31

    Rugby League:
    The Warriors have bolstered their front-row stocks for the next two seasons 12:27

    Entertainment:
    Val Kilmer's daughter was terrified as he tried to cure his throat cancer without medical help 12:01

    International:
    Kamala Harris is Joe Biden's VP pick to take on Donald Trump. Here's what you need to know about her 11:57

    Motoring:
    Police are establishing checkpoints at the edges of Auckland under alert level three 11:57

    International:
    How will the Democratic and Republican conventions be held during the coronavirus pandemic? Here's what we know 11:37

    Entertainment:
    Amanda Kloots says picking up Nick Cordero's ashes was "beyond surreal and horrible" 11:31

    International:
    Five easy ways to lower your household carbon emissions 11:27

    Health & Safety:
    Canterbury's Medical Officer of Health is commending swift action by two Christchurch rest homes - when residents showed respiratory illness 11:07

    International:
    Finding Freedom book details what led to Harry and Meghan's split from royal family 11:07


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd