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Bunbury Volunteer Bushfire Brigade

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The side back end of a fire truck - with fire hoses on display.

Would you like to become a Volunteer Fire Fighter? Then why not join the Bunbury Bush Fire Brigade and learn how to prevent fires and be trained in fire fighting.
The Bunbury Bush Fire Brigade attends fires all around the state from Eneabba to Roleystone, from Lake Clifton to Bridgetown as well as protecting the Bunbury community.
No experience is necessary nor do you have to be physical fit or a certain age as all training is provided. There are many dimensions to being a volunteer bush fire fighter and members are encouraged to choose the type of activities that best suit their capabilities and interest.

Volunteers are trained in the following areas:

  • personal and team safety and survival
  • fire suppression methods
  • vehicle driving – on and off road
  • communications
  • first aid
  • leadership and emergency management procedures

If you don’t feel you are up to fighting fires, you may want to consider joining the brigade’s support team. The support team’s main functions are to help our fire fighters and cadets with technical and welfare support during an incident, or during training and fundraising.
The Brigade also has a strong cadet program and welcomes boys and girls from the age of 11 to 16 years to join. Being a cadet provides an opportunity for young people to learn about fire safety, fire equipment and develop important life skills through team exercises and leadership challenges. Cadet training operates every second Friday during the off season.