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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.

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Free entry.

Location

26 Handley Street Wangaratta Victoria

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

coloured framed photo - 4 man 'Y' state junior champions 1987

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Inscriptions & Markings

4 man 'Y' state junior champions 1987(above photo) Back: M Nolan, P. Grenfell Front: M. Zeuchener, M.Brown Time: 8.14sec.

frame picture

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

simple brown frame with a certificate

Historical information

Certificate that the Wang urban fire brigade 'dodge' made it to the top of Mt Buffalo in 1978

Inscriptions & Markings

This is to certify that the 'W. F. B 1938 Dodge' made it to the top of Mt Buffalo during the Bushranger rally 1979. signed by D.S Saunders Director of National Parks (top right quarter) (illustration of winding road over the other 3/4)

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photograph

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.

Inscriptions & Markings

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

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

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed certificate

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Certificate of appreciation from the Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne. The certificate dated 17th September 1981, has a thicker gold border outside a thin red border inside. And in a narrow brown wooden frame.

Historical information

certificate of appreciation from the Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne to the Wangaratta Fire Brigade for their support. Signed by the President 17th September 1981. (no. 812)

Photograph

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

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

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

Photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

colour Photograph

Historical information

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.

framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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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

Elaine Feaver

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Historical information

Elaine Feaver was married to Barry Feaver (a permanent station officer) who had children Craig and Sharon - they lived in one of the flats behind the Ely St station. Was a member of the ladies auxiliary from 1964 - 1968.

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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

Barrie Sanders

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Black and white photogragh of a man holding a yellow (BCF) fire extinguisher.

Historical information

The man in the photo was as local identity as he was both a Wangaratta councillor and a farmer. The photo was taken at the Wangaratta Fire station in Ely Street in the 1960 - 70's. It appears that the man is either presenting or demonstrating the fire extinguisher.

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framed photo

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed colour photo of the auxillary members in front of the Ely St fire station doors. Description of members below the photo (but inside frame)

Historical information

L.Grenfell, J.Rosser, J. Brown, E.Graham FRONT ROW E.Savery,Secretary S.Prentice, President D.Wise, A.Norley, P.Prentergast ABSENT:

Inscriptions & Markings

AUXILLARY MEMBERS BACK ROW: L.Grenfell, J.Rosser, J. Brown, E.Graham FRONT ROW E.Savery,Secretary S.Prentice, President D.Wise, A.Norley, P.Prentergast ABSENT: R.Chambeyron, J. Grant, L.Hahne, L.McDonald, A.Sanders

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Photograph of Fire truck and 3 members

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Black and white photograph of 3 members in front of the Mercedes fire truck for fire awareness week.

Historical information

Black and white photograph of 3 members in front of the Mercedes Benz fire truck for fire awareness week. apprx 1980. Craig Musselwhite, David stone, Trevor Wise

Photograph - staff

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

4 x colour photographs of members and families having a picnic in what looks like Merriwa Park (the park below and behind the Ely St Station)

Historical information

colour photograph of members and families having a picnic .3 Joan Rosser in centre (white skirt, blue top)

Inscriptions & Markings

No.7 in a circle - centre(.1) (social committee) in a circle - below the above(.2) .4 Allan Mills cooking the bbq

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

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

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.

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