Explore Western Australia

Explore Western Australia

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Old Perth Fire Station

- The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) Education and Heritage Centre is located in the original Perth Central Fire Station.

-  The building was commissioned under the authority of the Western Australian Fire Brigades Act of 1899 and was the first purpose built fire station in Western Australia.

- It was opened in 1901 and continued in operation until 1979.

- This building of historical diversity boasts a Federation Romanesque architectural style, it was registered on the Western Australian State Register of Heritage Places in 1989.

- DFES’s Education and Heritage Centre is open from 10am to 4:00pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and admission is free.

- The Education and Heritage Centre is situated on the corner of Murray and Irwin Streets, Perth, near Royal Perth Hospital.

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