History

Mundaring Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service History

Formed by members of the Mundaring Volunteer Bushfire Brigade at the request of the WA Fire Brigades Board and Shire of Mundaring.

Commenced operations 16 December 1995 after an intense two month training period with a new single cab Isuzu GPA(General Purpose Appliance) 2.4 pump and a used Toyota Land cruiser Light TankerĀ  supplying a Structural fire fighting, Road rescue, Hazmat and Bush fire fighting capacity in the Shire of Mundaring. This added to the capability of the brigades existing two bush fire light tankers.mundaring 2.4

The establishment of this Brigade filled the gap between the career fire fighters at Midland Fire and Rescue and Wundowie Volunteer Fire & Rescue.

The Mundaring Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade operated from the same station and members were jointly registered with both brigades.

Both brigades operated out of the old fire station at 3205 Jacoby Street, Mundaring.mundaring 2.4 1

First incident for the new Mundaring VFRS was 16 December 1995.

First major incident was February 1996, the Chidlow fires.

A new Fire & Rescue light tanker was delivered in 1998 replacing the old unit supplied in 1995.

In 1999 the brigade received a new unit an Isuzu dual cab HSR 2.4 pump.

HSR being the abbreviation for Hazmat, Structural, Rescue.mundaring 2.4 rescue

 

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