National recognition for life-saving emergency services volunteers
The life-changing efforts of volunteers
across WA are being celebrated as part of National Volunteer Week (May 20 to
Since July 1
last year, emergency services volunteers have responded to nearly 9,000 incidents across WA including bushfires, storms, floods, structure fires,
HAZMAT, land and sea searches and road crash rescues.
Emergency Services Commissioner Darren Klemm AFSM, said volunteers were
ordinary people committed to their communities, who sometimes did extraordinary
things to keep people safe.