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14 June 2024 3:32 pm

Canyonleigh Rural Bush Fire Brigade

Canyonleigh’s Rural Bush Fire Brigade includes an experienced and dedicated upper echelon of Captains and Deputy Captains (past and present) together with a core of dedicated members. We have over 20 active members and a total membership in excess of 40 members.

The Brigade – a brief history

The “Brigade” was first formed in 1932 with its early composition being made up of  farmers who fought fires with whatever equipment they possessed.  In 1957 (or 1958), after a fire started on Oscar Murray’s property (now part of “Glencoe” on Inverary Road), which burnt up the swamp and then threatened the Penrose Pine Forest […]