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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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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed photo

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dodge
faithful st

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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1985
accident

2 black and white photos

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.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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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colour photograph

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Photo showing the mangled and burnt remains of a Semi trailer - that occurred during thick fog in Glenrowan in 19??. The prime mover of the truck is facing forward , but is behind the remains of the trailer.

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Semi smash (in fog) Glenrowan 19?

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Framed Certificate

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wodonga, centenary, 1993

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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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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alex carmody

black and white photograph

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photograph of Alex Carmody at the Chisholm St Primary School doing a fire and extinguisher demonstration.

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Alex Carmody Chistholm St Primary School

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

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2 photographs

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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max reeves

black and white photograph of Max Reeves

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black and white photograph of station officer Max Reeves

Inscriptions & Markings

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed photo

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michael smith, peter graham, eric lawn, neil jensen, tom philp, peter hargreaves, wally thorne
running team
1980

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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

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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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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black and white photo

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black and white photo of Jack Prendergast & Brother

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Jack Prendergast & Brother

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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jack prendergast
max reeves
tom sanderson

Black and white Photograph

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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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Framed Certificate

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.

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Framed Photo

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

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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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

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training
peter bell
tom philp
barrie sanders
trevor poulter
steven brown
david still
jack prendergast
ken still

3 black and white photographs

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00013.1 training of the alarm system at the old rural city building, Peter bell, ?? , Tom Philp, Barrie Sanders, Trevor Poulter, Steven Brown, ??, David Still, Jack Prendergast, ??, Station Officer Neville Britton - at fire panel at right. FRONT LEFT:??, Jim Read, Ken Still

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed certificate

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cheif officers certificate of efficiency
1987

narrow chrome coloured framed certificate

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Certificate to the Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade for the award of the CHEIF OFFICERS CERTIFICATE OF EFFICIENCY - 1987

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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councillor
1960

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.

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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

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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.

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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running
1984
d. still
j.haynes
e.lawn
l davidson
g. rodgers
p. grahm
p. brown
r.webb
t.wise
d. langshaw

color photo

Historical information

Running team members Putting hose back on the hose reel

Inscriptions & Markings

9th December 1984(underlined) Lto R D.Still, J.Haynes, E. Lawn, L. Davidson, G. Rodgers P.Graham, P.Brown (hidden), P.Bell, R. Webb, T.Wise. D.Langshaw

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