Grid Reference YC 491293
Department DEPI
Work Depot Colac
Region South West
Grading Primary
Elevation (ASL) 660m
Height 65m (tower)
35.3m (cabin)
Construction Steel
Cabin size 3.5m x 3.5m
Public access to site Yes
In use since 1968 -
CFA Region 7 - Central
Photo supplied by Paul Jones
Updated info, height and cabin size, supplied by Richard Webb in 2009

The Anglesea Historical Society supplied the following information in Dec 2020: The publication about the history of the Anglesea Fire Brigade records that in 1968: "September brought the news that the new Mount Cowley fire tower was expected to be operational prior to the fire season, and that the Anglesea tower on Mt Ingoldsby would be abandoned".

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2009, supplied by Richard Webb 2009, supplied by Richard Webb Dec. 2009, supplied by Nathan Jolly

Mt. Cowley had it's cabin replaced in 2012

The above photos were supplied by Andrew Dixon. The first one was taken in Sept 2012, the others in Dec 2015.

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