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Latest News

Here you will find the latest news from DFES of relevance to the fire and emergency services community and interested members of the public. Topics range from operational incidents, through to training and resources, awards and recognition, youth, current affairs and corporate initiatives.

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  • Are You Ready?

    The Western Australian State Government has launched the 2016-17 ‘Are You Bushfire Ready?’ campaign, urging everyone to prepare ahead of bushfire season...View more
  • Once lost, now prepared

    After losing his home to a devastating bushfire in February 2007, Dwellingup local Steve Angel learnt the hard way to take bushfire preparation very seriously...View more
  • New Emergency WA website launched

    This bushfire season, a new multi-hazard Emergency WA website will give you better access to emergency information and community safety warnings...View more
  • Lending a helping hand

    DFES staff and DFES State Emergency Service volunteers recently returned home from helping their fellow emergency services colleagues respond to and recover from a severe weather event in South Australia. ...View more
  • WAFES conference – valuing our volunteers

    The 2016 WA Fire and Emergency Services Conference took over the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from Friday 9 September to Sunday 11 September....View more

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