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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade Wangaratta, Victoria

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26 Handley Street Wangaratta Victoria 3677 (map)
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+61 0357 212486

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framed certificate

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

blue and white certificate in medium brown framed that has a very narrow gold line on the inner sides.

Inscriptions & Markings

Yarrawonga weir-Lake Mulwala Golden Anniversary Participation certificate 29/10/89

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

color photo

Historical information

Steve Bailey - champion firefighter

Inscriptions & Markings

S.Baily

Photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

black and white photo

Historical information

A burnout ute in the front of 3 member (Bob Oslow (deceased)in the middle of the photo reaching towards the steering wheel, Jon Briese with the fire hose and John Jones (deceased) beside him. It looks like there may be a fourth member looking under the hood (but unidentified). In the photo there are also several onlookers in the background. LE DAWN STUDIOS

Inscriptions & Markings

L to R Bob Oslow (deceased) Jon Briese John Jones (deceased) (STAMPED) LE DAWN STUDIOS specialised photography WANGARATTA 59a Murphy St. 'PHONE 3675

framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Colour photo inset from frame with printed writing above and below photograph. The photo shows an adolescent boy in uniform squatting down and holding a fire hydrant in front of him

Historical information

Picture appears to be taken in front of the concertina doors in the meeting room of the Ely St fire station.

Inscriptions & Markings

above photo VICTORIAN STATE JUNIOR CHAMPION UNDER FOURTEEN HYDRANT RACE ******10.30 SECONDS****** below photo PAUL GRENFELL(underlined)

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed picture of the CFA Volunteer code of conduct

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

3 photographs

Photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

2 black and white photos

Historical information

.1) crashed car (from a car & truck crash), various brigade members and police officers .2) crashed and rolled truck(from a car & truck crash), fire tanker at right with connected hose being held by 1 of 5 members on the ground. 1 on top of truck

Inscriptions & Markings

(.1) 22nd Sept 1985 car & truck Parfitt Rd (.2) Parfitt Rd 22nd sept 1985 Car & trck

Photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Selection of 15 photographs from the 'Bush Dance' August 1985 held in the motor room of the Ely Street fire station.

Historical information

6 - S/O Brian Humpfrys and wife Gail (both seated at a table). Gail has a toddler in a check shirt and auburn hair on her lap. 7 - J. Rosser walking is carrying a bag of potatoes in front of B. Sherritt(child) following

Inscriptions & Markings

.6 - S/O Brian Humpfrys and wife Gail Bush dance Aug 1985 .7 - J. Rosser B. Sherritt(child) Bush dance 1985 (Aug)

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

black and white photograph

Historical information

photograph of Tom Sanderson, Clarie Howe, Osie Smith, Cyril Davidson with the presentation of the brigade Centenary booklet.

Inscriptions & Markings

Cyril Davidson Osie Smith Clarie Howe Tom Sanderson

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

old photos - photographs

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

rectangle framed certificate for the 'senior state championships, Bendigo, 2001

Inscriptions & Markings

C section hose and reel fours 3rd place

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Medal Presentation to Gary Robinson - might be 12yr badge

Historical information

Gary Robinson Alex Carmody John Kerr presentation at what looks like the Ely St fire station

Inscriptions & Markings

Gary Robinson Alex Carmody John Kerr

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

color photograph

Historical information

YARRAWONGA WEIR ANNIVERSARY PARADE 29/10/89 HELMETS L TO R:C.Davidson, J. Kerr, A. Mills on back + Yarrawonga Brigade Members

Inscriptions & Markings

YARRAWONGA WEIR ANNIVERSARY PARADE 29/10/89 HELMETS L TO R:C.Davidson, J. Kerr, A. Mills on back + Yarrawonga Brigade Members

photograph, auxillary members

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Black and White photograph of auxillary members.

Historical information

Black and White photograph of auxillary members. Taken at Ely Street Fire Station in the meeting room in front of the concertina doors. BACK L - R Karen Bell, Maxine Webb, Dianne Mills, Dorothy Wise, Aileen Sanders, Pat Prendergast, Jean Brown, Joan Rosser FRONT L - R Tess Haynes, Jan Marshall, Gayle Humphries, Jan Baytala, Angie Scheetz, Tracey Collier

Inscriptions & Markings

No 6, Ladies auxiliary

Photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

color photo x 6 of the emolleum fire 25/1/85

Historical information

Rear half of Petrol tanker engulfed by fire (including the 3 rear sets of wheels). Also shows very thick black smoke billowing from the fire.

Inscriptions & Markings

.1, .2, .3, .4, .5, .6 all say emolleum fire 25/1/85 on the back in blue pen .3Emoleum Fire 25/1/87

Joe Grenfell

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Inscriptions & Markings

Juniors 1985

photograph - house fire

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

House on fire

Historical information

Old house was donated to be burnt for training - this was a way to get rid of an old building before recycling in the late 1950 s - 1960 s

Inscriptions & Markings

scratch on front upper centre about 3 cm long pin holes in corners

1915 Fire Brigade framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

gold coloured frame with sepia brigade photo with 'Wangaratta Fire Brigade' 'July 1915' written underneath the men

Historical information

framed photo of Wangaratta Fire Brigade Members in July 1915

PLAQUE

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photographs - hazmat training

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

5 black & white photographs showing HAZMAT (Hazardous materials) training at the fire station in Ely Street.

Historical information

HAZMAT training at the back of the fire station in Ely St. 00007.1 - 1 person is in a decontamination tub (a tub to prevent any run off) wearing a gas suit (a fully enclosed suit), being rinsed off by a person using a fire hose and wearing a splash suit (a two piece suit that is open to the enviroment - but will prevent any direct splashing). There is also a person wearing a breathing apparatus (BA) in the background. 00007.2 - showing 2 people after training in gas suits sitting on the concrete with blankets around them. 00007.3 shows 1 person, after gas suit training been comforted by a person in a B.A, 1 in splashsuit tidying up the used gas suit. 00007.4 person removing gas suit with assistance of a person in a splash suit. the person at the rear in BA is about to pick up the blanket to wrap around the person who has been in the gas suit.

Inscriptions & Markings

00007.1 - '80%',

Barrie Sanders

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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2 Junior running team members - holding a trophy and plaque. Standing at side of fire truck

Photographs of HAZMAT training

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

3 Black and white photographs of 6 people undergoing HAZMAT training.

Historical information

Members from left to right are: Brian Humphries,

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Historical information

WANGARATTA URBAN FIRE BRIGADE 2ND PLACE STATE DEMO-BAIRNSDALE 1980 C CLASS SIX MAN HOSE AND REEL BACK ROW: Michael Smith, Peter Graham (coach), Eric lawn, Neil Jensen FRONT ROW: Tom Philp, Peter Hargreaves, Wally Thorne

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA URBAN FIRE BRIGADE 2ND PLACE STATE DEMO-BAIRNSDALE 1980 C CLASS SIX MAN HOSE AND REEL BACK ROW: Michael Smith, Peter Graham (coach), Eric lawn, Neil Jensen FRONT ROW: Tom Philp, Peter Hargreaves, Wally Thorne

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

black and white photograph

Historical information

Joe Grenville repairing a desk at the Ely St fir station

Inscriptions & Markings

Joe Grenville

Photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Historical information

This is a fire North of Wangaratta in 1984 that involved 14 trucks from Wangaratta Group vehicle

Dorothy Wise

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Historical information

Joined as husband is/was a volunteer Keith. Their children are Sharon and Trevor (Sharon - Auxillary member, Trevor Junior and Senior runner) auxiliary member 1 September 1963 - 2014 when she resigned form the auxiliary as a life member. president 1978 - 1980, 1990 - , secretary 1988 - 1990. Currently is classed as a brigade member.

Photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

2 photographs

Inscriptions & Markings

1985(.1) Jim Read(.2) 1985

Mark Prentice

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed certificate

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

narrow black plastic framed certificate

Historical information

To Wangaratta for competing at Corowa. Celebrating over 100 years of interstate competition. 5, 6 ,7th October 2001

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

PLAQUE

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Ladies auxillary black and white photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

black and white group photograph of ladies auxillary

Historical information

photograph of ladies auxiliary taken in front of concertina doors in meeting room of Ely St fire station. BACK L - R Karen Bell, Jan Baytala, Tracey Collier, Aileen Sanders, Dorothy Wise, Gayle Humphries, Lorraine Grenfell, Dianne Mills. FRONT L-R Tess Haynes, Elaine Graham, Pat Prendegast, Sue Read, Joan Rosser, Beryl Nolan, Jean Brown.

Inscriptions & Markings

No.5 - centre

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed certificate

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed certificate showing that the Wangaratta Fire Brigade participated at the Centenary of Ballarat Demonstration in 1983. There is a short and fairly long rectangle plaque at the very top (inside the frame) listing the names of the participating team members.

Historical information

framed certificate showing that the Wangaratta Fire Brigade participated at the Centenary of Ballarat Demonstration in 1983. There is a short and fairly long rectangle plaque at the very top (inside the frame) listing the names of the participating team members. P. GRAHAM (COACH), T.PHILP, W.THORN, E.LAWN N.JENSEN, T.WISE, P.GRAHAM, L.COLBERTALDO

Inscriptions & Markings

There is a short and fairly long rectangle plaque at the very top (inside the frame) listing the names of the participating team members. --TEAM-- P. GRAHAM (COACH), T.PHILP, W.THORN, E.LAWN N.JENSEN, T.WISE, P.GRAHAM, L.COLBERTALDO

Framed Photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Inset colour photo of Standing Jack Prendergast in uniform with printed writing both above and below the photo

Historical information

JACK PREDERGAST HONORARY LIFE MEMBER 18.3.90 47 YEARS

Inscriptions & Markings

above photo WANGARATTA FIRE BRIGADE JACK PREDERGAST below photo HONORARY LIFE MEMBER 18.3.90 47 YEARS