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DFES - Department of Fire and Emergency Services

Thick clouds forming around a cyclone

Cyclone information

Tropical cyclone activity is currently occurring along the Western Australian coast, presenting a risk to residents and travellers. Are you prepared?

Visit Emergency WA to stay informed
Bushfire recovery

Wooroloo Bushfire Recovery

Assisting the affected communities to recover and rebuild.

Read about recovery initiatives
An intense bushfire

How fireproof is your plan?

Prepare for a bushfire now and protect what matters most.

Make a plan today
Sky view of flooded area

Floodwaters have hidden dangers

Floods are the second highest cause of death from natural hazards in Australia, with 9 out of 10 flood related deaths on WA roads involving a local.

Prepare your flood plan
A lightning storm

Never underestimate a storm

Storms cause millions of dollars in damage each year and can have a devastating impact on your property and family.

Prepare your storm plan

DFES, supporting volunteers everyday


We support over 26,000 volunteers who provide an invaluable contribution to the community performing a variety of operational, administrative and functional support roles.

Learn more

Volunteer Nathan Donald

"I really enjoy the challenge and knowing that I am making a difference to the community"

Nathan Donald

SES Volunteer Jane Smith.

Visit us at Perth's historic first Fire Station - Now open


With free entry, the Education and Heritage Centre features engaging exhibits and activities that make learning about safety fun for all ages.

Find out more

Children wearing and holding firemen gear