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WA firefighters have responded to an average of three residential structure fires a day over the past 12 months, highlighting the importance of a Smoke Alarm Action Day.

DFES alarmed at residential structure fire statistics

Saturday 1 June 2024

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) is urging Western Australians to ensure their home smoke alarms are in working order with today – the first day of winter – an ideal time to conduct a routine inspection of devices. Read the full release for DFES alarmed at residential structure fire statistics

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) is urging Western Australians to ensure their home smoke alarms are in working order with today – the first day of winter – an ideal time to conduct a routine inspection of devices. Read the full release for DFES alarmed at residential structure fire statistics

DFES alarmed at residential structure fire statistics

Saturday 1 June 2024

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) is urging Western Australians to ensure their home smoke alarms are in working order with today – the first day of winter – an ideal time to conduct a routine inspection of devices. Read the full release for DFES alarmed at residential structure fire statistics

WA firefighters have responded to an average of three residential structure fires a day over the past 12 months, highlighting the importance of a Smoke Alarm Action Day.
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2024 Bushfire Community Day – Save the date!

Tuesday 18 June 2024

The Bushfire Community Day has returned for a fourth year, heading to the Perth Hills. The event will be held on Sunday 6 October 2024 at the Kalamunda Community Centre.

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