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Kawarren Fire Station Opening
On a beautiful sunny day, Kawarren Fire Brigade celebrated the opening of their new station with the community on Saturday 24th November..
Member for Polwarth, Terry Mulder, officially opened the new station. The attendees included Colac Otway Shire Mayor Lyn Russell, Shire Councillors Stephen Hart and Brian Crook ,CFA Operations Manager for District 6 Nigel Parsons, CFA Board member Michael Tudball and Kawarren Captain Peter McDonald..
The day began in the new station where CFA District 6 Operations Manager Nigel Parsons welcomed everybody.
Michael Tudball spoke about the importance of new fire stations in the District and acknowledged the wonderful efforts CFA volunteers contribute to their communities.
Peter made a speech and thanked everyone for their involvement in making this day so successful. A special thanks went out to the brigade members and their families for their continuing support.
Everyone then enjoyed a delicious barbeque lunch.
The day was considered by all to be a huge success. A special mention needs to be made to member Keith Armistead, who supplied CFA with a fantastic history of the brigade.