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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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Photograph

3 photographs

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

training
ely st

4 photographs

Historical information

.1: training - out the front of Ely st fire station .2: training - on roof af Ely st fire station .3: ???, Barrie sanders - spyaying fire hose of rear of Ely st fire station roof .4: training - gas bottle flare fire

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

joan rosser
allan mills
1970

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

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

3 black and white photographs

Historical information

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

photograph

Key words

cyril davidson
ely st

black and white photograph

Historical information

photograph of Cyril Davidson in meeting room of ly St fire station

Inscriptions & Markings

Cyril Davidson

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

mva
1996

color photograph

Historical information

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

Inscriptions & Markings

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

joe grenfell
ely st

black and white photograph

Historical information

Joe Grenville repairing a desk at the Ely St fir station

Inscriptions & Markings

Joe Grenville

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

yarrawonga
c.davidson
j. kerr
a. mills

color photograph

Historical information

YARRAWONGA WEIR ANNIVERSARY PARADE 29/10/89 HELMETS L TO R:C.Davidson, J. Kerr, A. Mills on back + Yarrawonga Brigade Members

Inscriptions & Markings

YARRAWONGA WEIR ANNIVERSARY PARADE 29/10/89 HELMETS L TO R:C.Davidson, J. Kerr, A. Mills on back + Yarrawonga Brigade Members

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

brigade centenary
tom sanderson
clarie howe
osie smith
cyril davidson

black and white photograph

Historical information

photograph of Tom Sanderson, Clarie Howe, Osie Smith, Cyril Davidson with the presentation of the brigade Centenary booklet.

Inscriptions & Markings

Cyril Davidson Osie Smith Clarie Howe Tom Sanderson

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

d. langshaw

black and white photograph

Historical information

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

Inscriptions & Markings

D.Langshaw

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

max reeves

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)

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

jack prendergast
max reeves
tom sanderson

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

Historical information

7 members standing on top of the mobile communications van (MCV) L - R - ????, Heinz Baytala, Mario Tomaino, Stuart Gobey, ????, Cyril Davidson

Inscriptions & Markings

No 2 (Appliance) written in pen in the centre of the back

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

steve bailey

color photo

Historical information

Steve Bailey - champion firefighter

Inscriptions & Markings

S.Baily

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

Key words

training ground
1985

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

Key words

fire
house
1984

3 color photgraphs of house fire in Spink Ave

Historical information

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

Inscriptions & Markings

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

steve
webb

3 black and white photos

Historical information

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.

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

benalla areodrome

3 color photographs

Historical information

Gliding Championships Benalla Aerodrome Jan. 1987

Inscriptions & Markings

diagonal across left corner(.1) Gliding Championships Benalla Aerodrome Jan. 1987 centre right 219199

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph

Key words

peter bell
joe grenfell

2X black and white photograph

Historical information

.1 photgraph of Peter Bell operating the pump at the rear of fire truck .2: Joe grenfell, Peter Bell,???(person kneeling) at rear of pumper

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

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)

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph

Key words

photograph
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

photograph

Key words

fiskville
training

4 color photographs

Historical information

gas flare up fire training .1 Fiskville .2 Fiskville Fire Training Dec, 1981 .3 Fiskville Fire Training Dec, 1981 .4 Fiskville Fire Training Dec, 1981

Inscriptions & Markings

.1 Fiskville .2 Fiskville Fire Training Dec, 1981 .3 Fiskville Fire Training Dec, 1981 .4 Fiskville Fire Training Dec, 1981

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph - auxiliary

Key words

auxiliary
1984
ely st
jean brown
pat briese
pat prendergast
aileen sanders
dorothy wise
sharon prentice
annette norley
angela sheetz
lyn philp
dianne mills
pat stephens
joan rosser
elaine graham
lorraine grenfell.

Black an white photograph of auxiliary members.

Historical information

Black an white photograph of auxiliary members at Ely st fire station meeting room in 1984. back row L-R: Jean Brown, Pat Briese, Pat Prendergast, Aileen Sanders, Dorothy Wise, Sharon Prentice, Annette Norley, Angela Sheetz. front row: __?__, Lyn Philp, Dianne Mills, Pat Stephens, Joan Rosser, Elaine Graham, __?__, Lorraine Grenfell.

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph - auxillary

Key words

1989
auxillary
dorothy wise
joan rosser
sue kayler thompson
lorraine grenfell
elaine graham

Black and white photograph of auxiliary members eating a meal before a presentation dinner. At Ely street fire station' meeting room.

Historical information

auxiliary members eating a meal before a presentation dinner 1989 - 1991. At Ely street fire station' meeting room. L- R unknown, Dorothy Wise, Joan Rosser, Sue Kayler Thompson, Lorraine Grenfell, Elaine Graham.

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph, auxillary members

Key words

auxillary
karen bell
maxine webb
dianne mills
dorothy wise
aileen sanders
pat prendergast
jean brown
joan rosser
tess haynes
jan marshall
gayle humphries
jan baytala
angie scheetz
tracey collier

Black and White photograph of auxillary members.

Historical information

Black and White photograph of auxillary members. Taken at Ely Street Fire Station in the meeting room in front of the concertina doors. BACK L - R Karen Bell, Maxine Webb, Dianne Mills, Dorothy Wise, Aileen Sanders, Pat Prendergast, Jean Brown, Joan Rosser FRONT L - R Tess Haynes, Jan Marshall, Gayle Humphries, Jan Baytala, Angie Scheetz, Tracey Collier

Inscriptions & Markings

No 6, Ladies auxiliary

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph - auxillary members

Key words

auxillary
karen bell
maxine webb
angela sheetz
dianne mills
sue kayler thompson
linda young
lorraine grenfell pat briese
pat prendergast
tess haynes
joan rosser
dorothy wise

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

Photograph - Chief officers award

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta

photograph - house fire

Key words

1950
1960
training

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

Wangaratta Urban Fire Brigade, Wangaratta