Interstate interest in WA bush fires

Interest in the Esperance fires has been sustained in other states with media coverage given to the Esperance Fires MIR released this week. Below is an extract from an article by Greg Roberts in The Age newspaper with the full article accessible via the following link. http://www.theage.com.au/wa-news/esperance-fires-report-criticises-communication-during-esperance-fire-effort-20160329-gnts6x.html   ‘Esperance fires: Report criticises communication during Esperance…

Association represented at DOACs

The Association was represented at the recent DOAC held in Narrogin by Dave Gossage while the Merredin and Northam DOAC meetings were attended by George Storer and Tony Papafilis. The meetings, as always, went through extensive agendas covering a range of issues as well as reports on activities and forward planning by shires and volunteers,…

Association visits Wanneroo Central BFB

The Association’s Treasurer, Lorraine Webster, Committee Member Michael Webster and Tony Papafilis visited the Wanneroo Central Brigade for their monthly meeting held on 21st March. We thank Darren Mibus, Brigade Captain and Fire Control Officer for extending an invitation to the Association. We thank the volunteers for their welcome, the opportunity to meet in person, talk about…

Fire amidst tumbling rains

Nature’s oddities amaze and confound such as fire amidst heavy rain. This is the story from WAToday, part of which is reproduced below, about people watching the effect of heavy rains causing a rare dam overflow yet finding themselves also calling out the bush fire brigades.   “Perth weather: storm over Perth Hills causes both…