Fire Brigade's Historical Society Qld Inc

Located in a historic village complex, has a replica fire station with early model mack appliance and hand reel. Museum building contains 5 vintage fire appliance, 1 turntable ladder - models photographs - patches badges - portable equipment.

Address: 
North Pine Country Park - Dayboro Road, Kurwongabah, QLD
Tel: 
0733596495
Hours: 
8am-1pm Sun or by appointment
Admission: 
Donation
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, guided tours, mini program, free bus to site from train station.
Collection: 
7 vintage fire appliances - equipment Australian and Overseas helmets and uniforms, patches and badges. Australian and Overseas vintage breathing apparatus, portable equipment, early style watchroom, hand drawn reel
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Items

Fire hose and reel

Description:
Hand drawn hose reels mounted on wooden wheels, serviced the area of New Farm and carried fire fighting equipment.
Date:
circa 1900
Item Id Number:
App/5

Fire truck

Model 75 Mack Pump/Escape Fire Engine

Model 75 Mack Pump/Escape Fire Engine
Creator:
Mack Truck Pty Ltd
Description:
Lend Leased from America during World War II, this truck services the areas of Ipswich and Rockhampton.
Date:
1942-1966
Item Id Number:
App/4

Ladder

Bayley Ladder

Bayley Ladder
Description:
Fifty feet wheeled escape ladder, mounted on sliding carriage, wooden spoked wheels, carried on fire engine. Removed and positioned by three man crew for fire fighting.
Date:
1964-1981
Item Id Number:
L/1

Fire truck

B505 Mack Thermodyne Pump/Escape Fire Engine

B505 Mack Thermodyne Pump/Escape Fire Engine
Creator:
Mack Trucks Pty Ltd, MFB Brisbane and Enoggera Motor Body Works
Description:
Unique to Brisbane Fire Brigade, only six of this body type were built.
Date:
1964-1981
Item Id Number:
App/1