Stokes Valley Fire Station: 374 Stokes Valley Road, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Out in the Community: Stokes Valley Christmas Parade 2011
Training: Co-ordinated water attack
Stokes Valley Fire Station open day

About S.V.V.F.B.

Stokes Valley Volunteer Fire Brigade has been serving the communities of Stokes Valley, Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt since 1940. We're pleased to also be part of the global community here on the World Wide Web. You can also find us on FacebookTwitter and Flickr.

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THE BRIGADE

Stokes Valley Volunteer Fire Brigade and the fire district it manages are part of Region 3 of the New Zealand Fire Service.

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If you live within close proximity of a fire station that has a volunteer crew and if you meet certain other criteria, The New Zealand Fire Service would like to hear from you.

If you are a Stokes Valley resident, please contact us for further information.

News Archives

George Walker steps down after 35 years

The Stokes Valley Times
September 1975

A founder member of the Stokes Valley Volunteer Fire Brigade, Mr George Walker, tendered his resignation to the Hutt Valley and Bays Fire Board last month. The board received Mr Walker's resignation "with regret".

The brigade had its inaugural meeting on April 11, 1940, when Mr Walker became a committee member. Earlier, he had realised there was a need for a fire force in Stokes Valley, and, after a house fire in Manuka Street left a family of six homeless, he and Mr Barclay, of the Lower Hutt Fire Brigade, discussed the formation of a local brigade. There was a good response from the young men of the valley, which started the brigade on its way.

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Random Facts & Stats

Stokes Valley Fire Station turnout siren operating times
7:00am to 7:00pm
(Brigade on pager alert 24/7)

Stokes Valley Fire Station

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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
K99 house fire late last night. Article here: http://t.co/lO7XcjTUiy
For a "sneak peek" at our newly updated website (still a work in progress!) log in with "demo" as the username & pwd. http://t.co/GgNIi208oN
We've got a fancy new Facebook page! Jump on over there and give us a "Like". http://t.co/pH4kPXkaQP