On the 7th of June 1902, a dedicated group of North Perth citizens met at the freshly built town hall atop View Street with the sole purpose of forming a fire brigade. On that day, the North Perth Volunteer Fire Brigade was born.
Twenty or so men signed up, paving the way for the many that were to follow. Ahead of them lay challenges that were almost insurmountable. A love of their community and a spirit of service drove them to perform in all conditions and against great adversity.
Some would die, many would triumph. This is their story…