Are You Ready
Are you bushfire ready? Prepare your property, know when to leave, where to go and which way to go! A centralised area to help get more information on preparing you and your property for bushfires, storms and other emergency situations.
More information at: https://www.emergency.wa.gov.au/prepare
5-Minute Fire Chat
Have you had the discussion with your friends and family of what you would do in the event of a Fire? Bushfires are unpredictable and happen every year. The single biggest killer is indecision. To survive a bushfire you must be prepared to make your own decisions.
More Information at: https://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/firechat/Pages/default.htm
Storms can occur all year round and it is important to have yourself, family and property prepared. Residents can minimise this damage by taking a few simple steps to prepare for winter storms and stay Storm Safe.
More Information at: https://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/safetyinformation/storm/Pages/prepareforastorm.aspx
Pets & Aninmals
An estimated 63% of households in Australia have at least one pet, one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world! It is vital that you include your pets in your emergency plans.
More Information at: https://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/safetyinformation/animalwelfare/Pages/petemergencykitandplan.aspx
Each year the City releases its annual Fire Hazard Reduction Notice. It is the responsibility of all land owners/occupiers within the City to comply with the notice. Refer to the current City of Kalamunda Fire Hazard Reduction Notice for legal requirements and advise to better prepare your property.
View Fire Break & Fuel Load Notice here
View DFES: 5 minute Fire Chat
View DFES: Bush Fire Survival Plan
View DFES: Bush Fire Protection Zones
View DFES: Pets & Animal Emergency Kit & Planning Information
Information on the national telephone warning system used during an emergency
Frequently Asked Questions on the national telephone warning system used during an emergency
A site which is map-based which provides information about fires, floods, storms, earthquakes, tsuanmis, hazardous materila incidents and traffic crashes.
A guide on the steps residents can take to prepare themselves and their homes for the bushfire season
Bushfire Information Contacts
Download Bushfire Information Contacts (PDF, 866KB)
Department of Fire & Emergency Services (DFES):
Information Line: 13DFES / 13 33 37
City of Kalamunda
Phone: 9257 9999
SMS emergency alerts: register here or phone 9257 9999
Local Radio: ABC 720 (and in larger emergency situations ABC 24 TV)
Bureau of Meteorology: www.bom.gov.au
Department of Parks & Wildlife: www.dpaw.wa.gov.au
Join your local Bushfire Ready Group: (08) 9395 9816
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