Ballantyne's Fire

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The 1947 fire at Ballantynes’ Department Store, Christchurch is the worst fire in New Zealand history, killing 41 people. Our digitised resources… Fire Dept, Fire Department, Department Store, Nz History, Christchurch New Zealand, City Library, Fire Apparatus, Fire Engine, Scene Photo

Rescuing Mr K. Ballantyne from the burning building on Colombo Street, Christchurch : [1947]

Photograph - Rescuing Mr K. Ballantyne from the burning building on Colombo Street, Christchurch [1947] , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

View, from a distance, of the Ballantyne's department store fire, Christchurch. Photograph taken at from the Cathedral tower. Christchurch New Zealand, Auckland New Zealand, South Pacific, Pacific Ocean, State Of Arizona, Old Skool, Department Store, Paris Skyline, Cathedral

View, from a distance, of the Ballantyne's department store fire, Christchurch | National Library of New Zealand

View, from a distance, of the Ballantyne's department store fire, Christchurch. Photograph taken at 4pm from the Cathedral tower. Photographer unid...

Fire at Ballantyne's department store in showing fire fighters on Colombo Street, Christchurch, with water hoses. South Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Christchurch New Zealand, State Of Arizona, Water Hose, Department Store, Photo S, Landscape Photography, Beautiful Places

Ballantyne's department store fire, Christchurch | National Library of New Zealand

Fire at Ballantyne's department store in 1947, showing fire fighters on Colombo Street, Christchurch, with water hoses. Photographer unidentified. ...

Fire at Ballantyne's department store, Christchurch, 18 November Shows both of the upper stories ablaze, and fireman using fire hoses. South Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Christchurch New Zealand, State Of Arizona, Old Skool, Department Store, Fire, Black And White, World

Ballantyne's Department Store on fire, Christchurch | National Library of New Zealand

Fire at Ballantyne's department store, Christchurch, 18 November 1947. Shows both of the upper stories ablaze, and fireman using fire hoses. Photog...

Colombo Street wall of Ballantyne's department store being demolished by army engineers after the 1947 fire. The wall was removed to ensure the saf. South Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Christchurch New Zealand, State Of Arizona, Fire Engine, Old Skool, Department Store, Old Photos, Buildings

Weigel, William George, 1890-1980: Wall of Ballantyne's department store being demolished after the 1947 fire | National Library of New Zealand

Colombo Street wall of Ballantyne's department store being demolished by army engineers after the 1947 fire. The wall was removed to ensure the saf...

18 November 1947 Disastrous fire in Ballantynes Department store. 41 lives lost in New Zealand’s worst fire tragedy. The fire led to drastic revisions of fire safety codes throughout the country. Nz History, Local History, South Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Christchurch New Zealand, City Library, State Of Arizona, Fire Safety, Old Skool

Aerial view of the gutted shell of the three-storied department building : [20 Nov. 1947]

Photograph - Aerial view of the gutted shell of the three-storied department building [20 Nov. 1947] , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

Fire and New Zealand Fire Brigade at Ballantyne's department store, Christchurch 1947 Nz History, Christchurch New Zealand, Old Skool, Department Store, Fire, Black And White, White Photography, Random, Black White

Fire and fire brigade at Ballantyne's department store, Christchurch | National Library of New Zealand

Fire and and fire brigade at Ballantyne's department store on the corner of Cashel and Colombo Streets, Christchurch, 15 minutes after it started. ...

Funeral for victims of the Ballantyne's Department Store fire, at Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Bromley, Christchurch, 24 November Shows a row of coffi. Nz History, City Library, Canterbury, Department Store, Cemetery, Funeral, New Zealand, The Row, Lawn

Funeral for the victims of the Ballantyne's Department Store fire, Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch | National Library of New Zealand

Funeral for victims of the Ballantyne's Department Store fire, at Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Bromley, Christchurch, 24 November 1947. Shows a row of coffi...

A city mourns the 41 victims as they are carried through the streets of Christchurch on the way to the civic funeral : Nov. Christchurch New Zealand, City Library, Funeral, Fire, Street, Outdoor, Outdoor Games, The Great Outdoors, Garden

A city mourns the 41 victims as they are carried through the streets of Christchurch on the way to the civic funeral : [23 Nov. 1947]

Photograph - A city mourns the 41 victims as they are carried through the streets of Christchurch on the way to the civic funeral [23 Nov. 1947] , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

Scene showing trucks piled with wreaths in Cathedral Square, Christchurch, during the civic outdoor funeral service for victims of the Ballantyne'. South Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Nz History, Christchurch New Zealand, City Library, State Of Arizona, Department Store, Funeral, Cathedral

Trucks with wreaths in Cathedral Square, Christchurch, during the funeral service for victims of the Ballantyne's Department Store fire, | National Library of New Zealand

Scene showing trucks piled with wreaths in Cathedral Square, Christchurch, during the civic outdoor funeral service for victims of the Ballantyne'...

Aftermath of Ballantyne's Fire, crane demolishing wreckage, Christchurch. Christchurch New Zealand, Crane, Fire, Digital, Painting, Ideas, Paint, Draw

Photographs, 20th century - Digital Collection

Photographs, 20th century, Albert North - 1947

Smoke and flames masking Dunstable House, part of the department store of J Ballantynes and Company on Colombo Street, Christchurch, during the fir. Nz History, Christchurch New Zealand, City Library, State Of Arizona, South Pacific, Fire, Libraries, November, Random

Ballantynes fire, Christchurch | National Library of New Zealand

Smoke and flames masking Dunstable House, part of the department store of J Ballantynes and Company on Colombo Street, Christchurch, during the fir...

Aftermath of Ballantyne's Fire, view from Cashel Mall, Christchurch. Christchurch New Zealand, Mall, Street View, Fire, Digital, Template

Photographs, 20th century - Digital Collection

Photographs, 20th century, Albert North - 1947

Photographs from our collection showing the Ballantynes' Fire of 18 November 1947 and its aftermath. City Library, City Council, Myrtle, Fire, Garden, Gardens, Home Landscaping

Ballantynes' Fire Photographs

Photographs from our collection showing the Ballantynes' Fire of 18 November 1947 and its aftermath.

Photograph - Sailors of the ships Bellona and Arbytus (Royal New Zealand Navy) help to attack the flames , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection Nz History, Christchurch New Zealand, City Library, Sailors, Libraries, November, Ships, Fire, Navy

Sailors of the ships Bellona and Arbytus (Royal New Zealand Navy) help to attack the flames : [1947]

Photograph - Sailors of the ships Bellona and Arbytus (Royal New Zealand Navy) help to attack the flames [1947] , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection

Photograph - A Salvation Army worker provides tea for firemen and volunteers battling the fire , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection Christchurch New Zealand, City Library, Firemen, Volunteers, Battle, Army, Tea, Firefighters, High Tea

A Salvation Army worker provides tea for firemen and volunteers battling the fire : [1947]

Photograph - A Salvation Army worker provides tea for firemen and volunteers battling the fire [1947] , Christchurch City Libraries Heritage Photograph Collection