Arson fears for huge southern fire

Firefighters fear an arsonist started a bushfire which closed the Kwinana Freeway at peak hour yesterday and continues to threaten homes in Perth’s southern suburb. The fire started about 4pm yesterday in bushland east of Baldivis Road and south of Millar Road in Wellard. Residents in parts of Wellard and Baldivis were told to evacuate…

Firefighter Francis cops flak

Arh politics – damned if you do and damned if you don’t. For the record, the Association is very pleased to have a Minister who is an active member of a Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade. Although, from this article in today’s West, it’s clear not everyone shares our view. ============== Joe Francis’ role as a…