Brigade History – Healesville Fire Brigade

Answering The Call book history

The Healesville Fire Brigade Timeline.

  • 1894 – Healesville Fire Brigade formed.
  • 1925-1926 – Black Sunday bushfires
  • 1939 – Black Friday bushfires.
  • 1941 – Healesville Rural Fire Brigade formed.
  • 1945 – Country Fire Authority established.
  • 1962 – Yarra Valley, Dandenong Ranges and Southern Victoria bushfires.
  • 1980 – Current Healesville Fire Brigade (main station) opened.
  • 1983 – Ash Wednesday bushfires
  • 1985 – Disbandment of Healesville Rural Fire Brigade.
  • 1996 – Amalgamation of Healesville and Chum Creek Fire Brigades.
  • 1997 – Dandenong Ranges bushfires.
  • 2003 – Eastern Victorian Alpine bushfires.
  • 2006-2007 – Eastern Victoria Great Divide bushfires.
  • 2009 – Black Saturday bushfires.

A more detailed history of the Healesville Fire Brigade can be found in our book ‘Answering The Call’.

For more details on bushfire history in Victoria please visit DEPI – Bushfire history

 


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