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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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  • ​New Commissioner announced

    Assistant Commissioner Darren Klemm was announced today as the new Fire and Emergency Services (FES) Commissioner. He has been appointed for an initial term of 18 months....View more
  • ​Changing lives – the 2017 WAFES Conference

    The 2017 WA Fire and Emergency Services Conference took over the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre from Friday 8 to Sunday 10 September....View more
  • ​Bushfire risk high for season ahead

    With above normal fire potential predicted for parts of the State this upcoming bushfire season the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) is calling on Western Australians to prepare themselves and their homes....View more
  • 2017 edition of 24seven magazine is now available

    24seven is an annual publication which includes stories about major incidents, volunteers and career firefighters, awards, training, events, new facilities and general Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) news....View more

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