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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade Wangaratta, Victoria

Fire station

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

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By appointment only.

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Free entry.

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26 Handley Street Wangaratta Victoria

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

2 black and white photos

Historical information

(.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.

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(.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

Sharon Prentice (nee Wise)

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photo of the queen

3 Photographs of broken standpipe

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Black and white photograph of broken stand pipe next door to OPSM

Historical information

Water gushing from the stand pipe (used to fill the trucks with water) out the front of Ely St fire station and near the wall to OPSM (nextdoor), was backed into. The piece broken off the top of the stand pipe can just be seen on the ground to the left of the hose reel hose near the near the bricks.0007.2 is a differnt angle, 0007.3 This photograph also shows Len Scheetz (L) and Arthur Clarke (R).

Inscriptions & Markings

000012.3 'Len Sheetz"

Framed Certificate

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Framed certificate given to the 'brigade' to acknowledge its support during the 'BEAUREPAIRS OLYMPIC SUPPORTERS RUN' which supported the Olympics for Melbourne, Australia, 1996. signed by the President, Olympic gold medallist, beaurepairs and a senior police sergeant.

photograph - auxillary members

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Black and white photograph of auxillary members at Ely Street fire station

Historical information

Black and white photograph of auxillary members at Ely Street fire station. Taken in the meeting room in front of concertina doors. TOP L - R Karen Bell, Maxine Webb, Angela Sheetz, Dianne Mills, Sue Kayler Thompson, Linda Young, Lorraine Grenfell FRONT L - R Pat Briese, Pat Prendergast, Tess Haynes, Joan Rosser, Dorothy Wise

Inscriptions & Markings

5, Ladies auxiliary

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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

black and white photograph of Max Reeves

Historical information

black and white photograph of station officer Max Reeves

Inscriptions & Markings

stationofficer Max Reeves LE DAWN STUDIOS the proffesional photographers, Wangaratta and Myrtleford (stamp)

Lorraine Grenfell

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Historical information

Lorraine (Frances) Grenfell (current brigade member) Joined June 1969 - married to Joe Grenfell who was a permanent officer until retiring and becoming a volunteer Joined the Bendigo auxiliary in 1969 because her husband was a Permanent staff member and had 3 children: Paul, Michelle and Jacinta. Moved to Wangaratta in 1977 when her husband was transferred here. Was Secretary of the 'ladies auxiliary' (later called the classed as the brigade auxiliary) form 1994 - 1995.

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

framed certificate

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

black plastic framed certificate

Historical information

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

Framed Letter

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Framed letter from the City of Wangaratta to the Wangaratta Fire Brigade for their centenary. Stamped with the cities 'common seal' and Signed by the Mayor, Councillor and Town Clerk

PLAQUE

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 photos

Historical information

Building of the CFA training ground in Shanley St Wangaratta

Inscriptions & Markings

.1, .2 CFA training ground 1985 .3 Building CFA training ground 1985

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

3 photographs

Historical information

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

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed colour photo of brigade members (inc. staff) mounted within in a navy coloured mat. The photo is mounted separately to the description of members below it.

Historical information

WANGARATTA URBAN FIRE BRIGADE - 11th DECEMBER 2000 (in a box above the following text)

Inscriptions & Markings

WANGARATTA URBAN FIRE BRIGADE - 11th DECEMBER 2000 (in a box above the following text) BACK ROW: R.KAINE, D.ROBINSON, J.ZAVEC, M.BERRY, A.MELOURY, A.MILLS, N.JENSEN, T.PHILP, D.BRAMBLY, B.GREEN, K.WISE, B.SANDERS MIDDLE ROW: N.McDONALD, J.MITCHELL, P.LANGFORD, W.BROWN, P.GRAHAM, K.HOWARD, J.KERR, B.COLLIER, S.BAILEY, J.BIGHMAM, D.SEARL, J.GRENFELL, A.McNANMARA FONT ROW: J.ROSSER,. Lt M.PRENTICE, F/O P. SCRAGG, F/O A. GASTON, O/O S. KRELTSZHEIM, Lt P. GRANT, F/O C. STIBLJ, CHAIRMAN T. POULTER, SECRETARY K. STILL ABSENT: F/O S. SUTTON, Lt T. McDONALD, J. MARTIN, T, SANDERS, S. SHELDRICK, D. WEATHERALL, A. WHITE. - Runners J. McDONALD, C. RYAN, M. RYAN, M. WYATT

ladies auxillary 1968-1969

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

b x w photograph of auxilary members

Historical information

photograph of Wangaratta fire brigade ladies, taken at Ely st fire station meeting room in front of window. TOP: Verna Wolfel, Pat Prendergast, Elaine Feaver, Dianne Coad, Dorothy Wise, Val Clarke. BOT: Bonnie Orchard, Marj Shultz, Joan Rosser, Dorrie Wise, Margaret Howard (not a member of auxilary).

Inscriptions & Markings

L to R Wang fire brigade ladies TOP: Verna Wolfel, Pat Prendergast, Elaine Feaver, Dianne Coad, Dorothy Wise, Val Clarke. BOT: Bonnie Orchard, Marj Shultz, Joan Rosser, Dorrie Wise, Margaret Howard.

PLAQUE

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

2 framed phootgraphs

photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Black and white Photograph

Historical information

black and white photo of those who recieved the 'queen long service and good conduct medal'. Left: fireman Jack Prendergast Centre: station officer Max Reeves Right: fireman Tom Sanderson

Inscriptions & Markings

queen long service and good conduct medal Left: fireman Jack Prendergast Centre: station officer Max Reeves Right: fireman Tom Sanderson LE DAWN STUDIOS the proffesional photographers, Wangaratta and Myrtleford (stamp)' 20cm wide - bottom centre red 'A' in a circle above a scibbled out 13 - bottom right

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)

frame picture

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed picture of the CFA Volunteer code of conduct

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

framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

brown wooden framed photo of the staff officers

Historical information

framed colour photo of staff officers 11th December 2000. Back row - F/O Andrew Gaston, F/O Carl Stibilj, F/O Paul Scragg Front row - F/O Greg Mitchell, O/O Stewart Kreltszheim Absent - F/O Shane Sutton

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta