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…

Changes to DFES’ Volunteer portal

DFES have made changes to the Volunteer Portal that refine the registration process for new volunteers and ensure they have access to the eAcademy, DFES’ online training management system. All volunteers will have secure access to the eAcademy that will enable them to receive training related information and alerts directly to their nominated email address.…

Inspiring women in emergency services

The West Australian published a very good article by Katherine Fleming about women volunteering for emergency services. The article focused on three inspiring women in different emergency services. The following is a part of the article focussing on Debbie Screen from the Parkerville Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade. The full article can be accessed via following…