Request from Pilbara Volunteer Firefighters History Project

We received the following request for information from the Pilbara Volunteer Firefighters History Project. Please make contact with them directly if you would like to help. Seeking Historical information on the following Pilbara Brigades as part of the Pilbara Volunteer Firefighters History Project: Port Hedland South Hedland Wittenoom Onslow Roebourne Dampier Wickham Karratha Tom Price…

Vale Andrew Harrison

On behalf of the tens of thousands of Western Australian Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade members, the Association sends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Andrew Harrison, the CFS volunteer who suffered severe burns and later passed away while protecting his local community in South Australia on Friday. Below is an article from…

Bushfires – Inside The Inferno S1 Ep1

If you missed the first episode of the informative SBS program “Bushfires – Inside the Inferno” on Wednesday night, you can download and watch it at this address: http://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/346404419939/Bushfires-Inside-The-Inferno-S1-Ep1?cid=od:v2:1#__federated=1 And here’s a brief summary of what it’s all about: In Australia, our bushfire season commences earlier and earlier and on the verge of another sweltering…

Dumped PPE found in Bush

The Association received the following email from a member of the public last week. If your Brigade is missing any of the items mentioned, please make contact with us. Please advise members that a quantity of fire fighting clothing, including hard hat, goggles, masks, and other items was dumped in the bush on Stake Hill…