The Firefighting Awards acknowledge Western Australian firefighters, across all firefighting services, who have gone beyond the call of duty and excelled in their service to the community.
Award recipients for 2017 were announced at a special awards ceremony during the WA Fire and Emergency Services Conference on Sunday 10 September.
The recipients of the 2017 Firefighting Awards are:
WA Career Fire and Rescue Service Award
- Andrew Seuren - South Coastal Regional Operations Support Officer
WA Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Award
- Warren Schofield - Derby Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service
Murray Lang Bush Fire Service of WA Award
- Will Carmody - Cascade Bush Fire Brigade
WA Volunteer Fire and Emergency Service Award
- Richard Oman - Fitzroy Crossing Volunteer Fire and Emergency Service
Team Achievement Award
- Argyle Irishtown Bush Fire Brigade
For more information on the 2017 award winners see the Firefighters Awards media release.