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A Vintage Fleet Turnout

Historic Fire Engines Return to the Old Perth Central Fire Station

It just wouldn’t be a fire station without fire engines!

DFES is the custodians of the Vintage Fleet - an assortment of historic and decommissioned fire appliances representing 100 years of the Fire and Rescue Service of Western Australia. The Fleet includes a 1921 Dennis Light Pumper, in service 1923 to 1969, to the more unusual such as the 1975 Ford Emergency Tender.

The Fleet is maintained by a dedicated team of restoration volunteers.  This is your chance to meet them, ask them questions, as they showcase a selection of appliances including everyone’s favourite - Motor 28, a 1956 Dennis Heavy Pumper.

For children, they can dress up in a firefighter uniform and sit at the wheel of a fire appliance, plus there will be rides around the block on an original 1960s Bedford fire appliance!

Whilst here wander through the heritage listed Perth Central Fire Station and explore its history.

No bookings required general admittance

DADAA Early Access Session

Early access only for young people with autism and your families. A quiet area will be available to people who may require it on the day between 9am to 10am.

Bookings essential for this early session only. Click here to book tickets.



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    Event Showings

    Saturday April 9 - Sunday April 10 10am - 2pm

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    Free event

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    DFES Education and Heritage Centre

    25 Murray Street

    Perth WA  6000

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    Wheelchair access