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Fire burns scrub near pylon

The Upper Hutt Leader
27th February 2008

A Whiteman's Valley six-year-old was among those who raised the alarm over a fire in scrub beside a power pylon near the entrance to Stokes Valley. The pylon carries major power supplies from Haywayds to Gracefield.

Ingrid McCracken and her son Jesse were eating ice-creams on the Hutt Riverbank (having decided against swiming because of toxic algae) at Silverstream when Jesse spotted smoke behind Silverstream Retreat. They borrowed a phone from contractor Ray Purser who was working by the river and phoned 111. Ingrid says the Fire Service knew of the fire but the call helped pinpoint its exact location.

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Random Facts & Stats

Most number of call-outs received in one calendar year (since 1970)
375 (in 1998)

Least number of call-outs received in one calendar year (since 1970)
71 (in 1972)

(Number of call-outs received in 2012: 125)

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Total number of call-outs for November 2013: 20 Year-to-date total (to 30/11/2013): 149
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