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Stokes Valley Fire Station: 374 Stokes Valley Road, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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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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Opening date of Stokes Valley's current fire station
18th July 1965
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Pre-registration for next year’s 75th Jubilee dinner now open (for former brigade members only). http://t.co/jM84wHkPio
Total number of call-outs for November 2013: 20 Year-to-date total (to 30/11/2013): 149 http://t.co/SGstwlN320
Lots of good photos from Wednesday night’s training exercise now up on Flickr! http://t.co/hRSqCfKa5M
Total number of call-outs for September 2013: 6 Year-to-date total (to 30/09/2013): 112 http://t.co/TJY5Q9CEnY
Total number of call-outs for August 2013: 13 See our website for more detailed info. http://t.co/wJd44IpRba
Total number of Call-Outs for July 2013: 15 See our website for more detailed info. http://t.co/AMBZw73FDy
After a MASSIVE update, Stokes Valley Volunteer Fire Brigade's website is officially back online! http://t.co/2N7rb9fHUL
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