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Video - 'In the Line of Fire 1945-1995, 50 years', Country Fire Authority, Victoria, 1995 Audiovisual Reg. No: MM 111925

Summary:
Video titled 'In the Line of Fire 1945-1995, 50 years', produced for the Country Fire Authority in1995. The CFA is a volunteer-based emergency management organisation whose members are primarily from communities which face the threat of bushfires. This official CFA video documents the 50 year history of the Country Fire Authority (CFA), from its founding date 2nd April 1945 through to 1995.
Description:
3D white video case with a grey, red and white cover photo of a fire truck with two firefighters on a ladder. The back cover includes a small black and white photo of firefighters fighting a fire in bushland. Text on the back cover reads DEDICATED TO VICTORIA'S 80,000 VOLUNTEER & CAREER FIREFIGHTERS"
Statement Of Significance:
This video represents the significant and integral role which the Country Fire Authority (CFA) has within regional communities. It is a celebration of the CFA's dedicated staff of volunteer and career firefighters and is testimony to the indelible mark which bushfires and the CFA have on the psyche of regional communities.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Geoff Hayday - Museum Victoria Customer Service, 2010
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 121 mm (Height), 120 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: fire brigades, fire brigade jubilees
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, Victorian Bushfires Collection
Primary Classification: SUSTAINABILITY
Secondary Classification: Natural Disasters
Tertiary Classification: bushfires
Inscriptions: 50/In the line of fire/1945 -1995
Format: Video Tape: Colour; VHS PAL
Other Association (See Comments): CFA Headquarters, East Burwood, Victoria, Australia, 1995

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