The new, multimillion-dollar Christchurch Adventure Park (CAP) is under threat from fire… During the first days of the fire 37 e. Recovery 38 6. 15/05/2017. The fires spread quickly, destroying a total of nine dwellings and damaging others. English: The 2017 Port Hills fires are wildfires in the Port Hills of Christchurch, New Zealand. Port Hills Fire Recovery Plan. Conclusion 39 7. But he died when his helicopter crashed fighting the Port Hills fires in February. Fire broke out in the Port Hills above Christchurch on February 13, 2017. Port Hills Operational Review. A helicopter pilot was killed in fire suppression operations. In terms of property damage, 2017 was the most destructive wildfire season on record in California at the time, with a total of 9,133 fires burning 1,381,405 acres (5,590.35 km 2) of land, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, including five of the 20 most destructive wildland-urban interface fires in the state's history. Conditions leading up to February 2017 36 ii. 6 Ieeet Oeratioal Reie l Port Hills fires — February 2017 Ieeet Oeratioal Reie l Port Hills fires — February 2017 7 d. Community 36 i. Glossary … It took 66 days before the fires … This Port Hills Fire Recovery Plan outlines actions to be completed to enable Selwyn district communities to recover from the Port Hills fire of February-March 2017. A Recovery Plan Discussion Document was produced in May 2017, giving residents and stakeholders the opportunity to comment on the proposed Recovery Plan. The Port Hills fires that began on February 13 2017 burnt through 1,600 hectares of land, claimed nine homes and damaged five others. In February 2017, two fires were reported in the Port Hills area south of Christchurch. Fire crews are getting a blaze in Christchurch's Port Hills under control. ... USCGC Polar Star crew assist with Christchurch fire efforts, February 16-17, 2017 - 32099460464.jpg 1,600 × 1,065; 192 KB. Port Hills fire hero Steve Askin's final moments. It burned through 2000 hectares of bush and farmland and destroyed 11 houses before it was extinguished.