The Honourable Peter Ryan, Acting Premier, Minister Police and Emergency Services, and Peter Monds unveiled the memorial plaque for the new station.
Guests and members celebrated a combined total of 320 years’ service to the Glenmaggie community and CFA.
Finn Joost, Acting Brigade Captain who received a 30 year clasp, said he was humbled to receive the award.
“The opening of the station is a great day for the future of the brigade, but it’s equally important to recognise the people who built this brigade into what it is today” Mr Joost said.
Awards presented on the day were:
60 year clasp – Bruce Mathieson
55 year clasp – Peter Monds
45 year clasp – Barry Steffen
30 year clasp – Martin Swanson
25 year clasp – Finn Joost, Wilhelmina Joost, Darryl Knight
20 year clasp – Michael Higgins
15 year clasp – Wayne McCallum, Ron Van Brummelen
5 year certificate – Tracey Van Brummelen