What is significant?
The Fire Station is located two blocks south of the geographical centre of the town, in Henty Street, close to the corner of Henty and Pilleau Street. The Fire Station was constructed in 1930, and is a small rendered brick building in the Stripped Classical style typical of conservative municipal buildings in the Interwar period. The building stands addressing the footpath and has a later rolling door for entrance and exit for the Fire Truck.
How is it significant?
The Fire Station in Henty Street, Coleraine is of architectural and historical significance to the township of Coleraine and the Southern Grampians Shire.
Why is it significant?
The Fire Station is of architectural significance as a typical example of conservative municipal buildings of the Interwar period, using the stripped classical form. It is of historical significance as an early Bush Fire Brigade building (later to become the CFA). It is also of historical significance as it represents the long standing relationship and importance which small country towns place on local fire authority.