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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade Wangaratta, Victoria

Fire station

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26 Handley Street Wangaratta Victoria 3677 (map)
phone
+61 03 5721 2486

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Opening Hours

By appointment only.

Entry Fee

Free entry.

Location

26 Handley Street Wangaratta Victoria

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framed certificate

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Inscriptions & Markings

The text under the hospitals shield/emblem is centered and says... ROYAL CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MELBOURNE PATRON HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN Certificate of Appreciation Presented to THE WANGARATTA FIRE BRIGADE LADIES AUXILLARY in Grateful Recognition of your generous support (signed by the president) 6th September 1979 No.635

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

3 color photgraphs of house fire in Spink Ave

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color photgraphs of house fire in Spink Ave. .1 - 3 people of roof. The firefighter on the left is Brendan Collier, the middle firefighter is Jim Read .2 smoke and fire damage to roof tiles .3 charred roof beams and tile ruble on ceiling

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.1, .2, .3 - House Fire Spink Ave 15/9/84

framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Historical information

STATE DEMONSTRATION - MIDURA 1969 EIGHT MAN HOSE AND LADDER TIME 21:66 3RD PLACE BACK ROW: J. Commonsoli, ,J. Kerr, J. Hemphill, N. George, J. Murtagh FRONT ROW: A. Clarke (coach), P. Graham, J. Briese

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STATE DEMONSTRATION - MIDURA 1969 EIGHT MAN HOSE AND LADDER TIME 21:66 3RD PLACE BACK ROW: J. Commonsoli, ,J. Kerr, J. Hemphill, N. George, J. Murtagh FRONT ROW: A. Clarke (coach), P. Graham, J. Briese

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

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framed photo of Wangaratta Fire Brigade Members in July 1915

Framed Certificate

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Inscriptions & Markings

WODONGA URBAN FIE BRIGADE - CENTENARY 1893 - 1993 - DUTY ALWAYS (in an 'O' shaped emblem with a scroll across it) This Certificate was Presented to Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade (hand wriiten) To Commemorate the Century of Wodonga Urban Fire Brigade 1893 - 1993 088 Signed by: Officer in Charge 1st Lieutenant Secretary Centenary Committee

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

black and white photograph

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Joe Grenville repairing a desk at the Ely St fir station

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Joe Grenville

Photograph - juniors and coaches

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Black and white photograph of the junior running team and the coaches. Photo taken in front of the Ely St fire station and fire trucks in 1986.

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Black and white photograph of the junior running team and the coaches. Photo taken in front of the Ely St fire station and fire trucks in 1986. Back row: Rohan McIntosh, Paul Grenfell, Mark Nolan, Travis Wagman, Mark Brown, Wes Furs. Middle row: Jack Prendergast, __Sheritt Scott Nolan, Marcus Zuchener, Timothy Furs, Brad Sherritt. Front row: __?__, Andrew Mills

Photograph - social night

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Black and white Photograph of brigade members preparing for a social night.

Historical information

Black and white Photograph of brigade members L-R: __?__, __?__, __?__, Mark Brown, Barrie Sanders.) blowing up balloons around the table tennis table while preparing for a social night. Photo taken in the engine bay of the Ely St fire station.

Inscriptions & Markings

social event - top left

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

colour Photograph

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BACK ROW L-R - Tess Haynes, Pat Briese, Pat Prendergast, Jean Reeves, Aileen Sanders, Joan Rosser FRONT L-R - Gayle Humphreys?, Lisa Graham, Elaine Graham, Dorothy Wise, Beryl Nolan, Tracey Collier Think it is a 'Good Friday" as Lisa Graham is there (not a member), brought by her mother Elaine Graham to help.

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

2 black and white photos

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(.1)S/O Joe Grenfell and S/O Stewart Marshal (holding spraying hose) testing S.E.C Cherry pickers for fire fighting (.2) Testing S.E.C Cherry pickers for fire fighting use - S/O Joe Grenfell & S/O Stewart Marshal at top. 9 men standing on ground watching, 1 on back end of cherry picker truck.

Inscriptions & Markings

(.1) S/O Joe Grenfell S/O Stewart Marshal Testing S.E.C Cherry pickers for fire fighting 1985 (.2) Testing S.E.C Cherry pickers for fire fighting use 1985 S/O Joe Grenfell & S/O Stewart Marshal at top

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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

3 black and white photos

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S/O Steve sets up Mock Office For S/O Webb's Last Night. 1987.

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S/O Steve sets up Mock Office For S/O Webb's Last Night. 1987.

Photograph - washing hoses

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

2 black and white photographs washing hoses and trailer pump.

Historical information

Out the front of the Ely St fire station (next door to OPSM as shown in the right of the photo). photo .1: Heinz Baytayla (left), Peter Graham (hosing), (the other 2 people are unknown) are washing fire hoses, the trailer pump and its hard suction hoses (long 'pipes' at feet of Heinz) after a fire - probably a grass fire as the tanker is in the background and they are in short sleeves. photo .2: Heinz Baytayla, S/officer Farmer, Peter Graham.

Inscriptions & Markings

cleaning up S/S S/ Farmer

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

black and white photograph

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D.Langshaw in turn out gear in front of a fire truck.

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D.Langshaw

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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

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

3 photographs

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Photographs of a practice dummy 'dressed as O.I.C Ron Webb' in the back room of the Ely St Station 1985 with and without the real Ron Webb.

Inscriptions & Markings

.1, .3 - O.I.C Ron Webb 1985

Phototgraph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

black and white photo

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black and white photo of Jack Prendergast & Brother

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Jack Prendergast & Brother

framed certificate

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

black plastic framed certificate

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3rd place, under 17, Marshall Two Competitor (Travis Allen, Brendan Gordon), at the Junior State Championships, Bendigo 2001

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

3 photographs

FRAMED PHOTO

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

INSET COLOUR PHOTO OF A STANDING JACK PREDERGAST AND TOM SANDERSON with printed writing both above and below the photo

Inscriptions & Markings

above photo WANGARATTA FIRE BRIGADE AFTER 30 YEARS SERVICE 1973 below photo JACK PREDERGAST, TOM SANDERSON

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.

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

framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

faded color photo of Dodge in red frame

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Colour photo - faded- of 1938 Dodge fire truck in front of Faithful St fire station PICTURE ON VICTORIAN COLLECTIONS IS COMPUTER ENHANCED COLOUR

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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.

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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

color photograph

Historical information

15/9/84 Mario Tomanio at back 'pumper'

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15/9/84 Mario Tomanio