Emergency Services Volunteering

Emergency Services & Volunteering

fire, hazardous goods spills or events requiring human rescue 

Volunteers are an integral part to the Western Australian community in helping to respond and mitigate emergency situations. To volunteer in your community or find out more please refer the following organisations:

Volunteer-Bush-Fire-Brigade.jpg Volunteer Bushfire Brigades

Website: www.kalamundabfb.org.au
WEST Australians in rural and pastoral areas rely heavily on bush fire brigades for protection against the threat and devastation of fire. Nearly 25,000 volunteers protect Western Australia from bushfires through fire prevention and risk management, fire suppression and fire safety education.

Volunteer-Fire-Rescue-Service.pngVolunteer Fire & Rescue Service

Website: www.kalamundavfrs.org.au/
Kalamunda Fire & Rescue Service is an entirely volunteer station and is part of the Fire & Rescue Service of Western Australia. They protect areas of Kalamunda, Lesmurdie, Gooseberry Hill, Walliston, and sometimes assist in surrounding areas. This volunteer services can be respond to anything from a smell of smoke in a house, to scrub and bush fires, traffic accidents and hazardous materials incidents.

SES-Logo.jpg State Emergency Service

Website: http://www.ses-wa.asn.au/node/1648
WHEN a natural disaster strikes – a storm, cyclone, earthquake, or flood – State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers can be found helping to secure communities and get them back on their feet. SES provides a wide range of services to help cope with the effects of natural disasters – from emergency repairs on buildings, to restoration of essential services and ferrying cargo and passengers across flood waters. [Read more...]

State Emergency Service Contact Numbers

General Enquiries 132 500
DFES Emergency Alerts/Information 1300 657 209

For EMERGENCY HELP relating to:
fire, hazardous goods spills or events requiring human rescue 
CALL 000
cyclone, severe storm, flood or tsunami 
CALL 132 500 (not for bushfires)

see full listing of important numbers on the DFES website


Emergency WA

Website: https://www.emergency.wa.gov.au/

Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) have created a site which is map-based which provides information about fires, floods, storms, earthquakes, tsuanmis, hazardous materila incidents and traffic crashes. Information displayed is sourced from:

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