- Location: Mandurah, WA
- Category: Emergency Response
Cnr Panton & Cumberland Road
Mandurah WA 6210
There are over 2,300 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service (VFRS) members from 94 brigades in Western Australia who provide firefighting and prevention services throughout the state.
VFRS firefighters undertake a range of responsibilities including:
Containing hazardous material spills
Road crash rescue
Fire safety education
Through comprehensive training, VFRS firefighters learn to operate the wide range of equipment, vehicles and appliances used for fire suppression including charged hose lines, portable pumps, tankers and communications.
DFES provides VFRS training in:
Personal and team safety
Structural and bushfire fighting
Vehicle driving both on and off road
Leadership and emergency management procedures