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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade Wangaratta, Victoria

Fire station

Contact Information

location
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

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Elaine Feaver

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.

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed certificate

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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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

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mva
1996

color photograph

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26 Dec 96 M.V.A @ Hume F/W North Wang

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(top left) 26 Dec 96 M.V.A @ Hume F/W North Wang

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

Medal Presentation to Gary Robinson - might be 12yr badge

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

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Gary Robinson Alex Carmody John Kerr

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

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1985
staff
j. grenfell
s.marshal

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.

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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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Dorothy Wise

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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.

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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2 photographs

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed certificate

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2001
juniors
travis allen
brendan gordon

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph of Fire truck and 3 members

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1980
mercedes benz
craig musselwhite
david stone
trevor wise

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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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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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed photo

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)

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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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Keith Wise

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photographs - hazmat training

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ely st
hazmat
training

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%',

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

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3 photographs

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed certificate

certificate in a deep brown wooden frame which has a narrow gold colourer inside border

Inscriptions & Markings

VICTORIA POLICE (emblem above the words) Presented to Wangaratta C.F.A in appreciation of your contributions towards the P District Police Open Day 1988. signed by the Coordinator and the Acting chief superintendent of the P district

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

framed certificate

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2001
running

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta