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Mount Barker Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service

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21 hours ago

Mount Barker VFRS

Drive to arrive alive this long weekend.


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REMINDER Double Demerits in effect from midnight tonight. Slow down and enjoy the ride #fb #DriveSafe This update came from the Denmark Police on Twitter

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2 days ago

Mount Barker VFRS

Mount Barker VFRS shared Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA‘s Give Way to Emergency Services.

Summer sees a rise in temperatures and with that comes a rise in the number of emergency vehicles on the road. Know what to do when lights and sirens are bearing down – new SLOMO laws are coming into effect at the beginning of March South Yunderup/Ravenswood Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade | Association Of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades of WA (Inc) | Western Australian Volunteer Fire & Rescue Services Association – INC | Emergency Services Volunteers Association | State Emergency Service WA | Volunteer Marine Rescue Western Australia | Western Australia Police Force | St John Ambulance WA

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3 days ago

Mount Barker VFRS

Well done to the attending crews for getting this under control and extinguished!!

Just shows how things can go from normal to chaos in seconds.


SUSPICIOUS BUSHFIRE IN BUNBURY Firefighters say they were hampered by ‘rubber-neckers’ as they battled to save a leisure centre.

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Latest Updates

Winter safety tips

Mount Barker VFRS was turned out to a chimney fire last night. Due to this incident it's a good time to remind people of a few winter safety tips. Make sure your chimney is clean. Don't burn green wood.  (Cleaner and better for the environment.) Make sure your smoke...


Our AGM occurs tonight after the General Meeting. 7pm at the Station.

Smoke around Mount Barker – 28/4/10

There is currently a smoke haze around Mount Barker. The cause of the smoke haze is the light winds dragging smoke in from a number of DEC burns in the local area. For more information about DEC burns have a look at


As of Tuesday, April 27, 2010, permits will be required before a fire is lit within the Shire of Plantagenet. This change was done due to the prolonged dry period. Please contact the Shire of Plantagenet if you have any...

Smoke around Mount Barker

We have been fielding a number of calls and queries as to the smoke around town. Currently DEC are conducting a prescribed burn south west of Narrikup. Prevailing winds are carrying the smoke to Mount Barker. If you have a problem with smoke due to a respiratory...


A reminder to all Members that Area Manager John Tonkin will be on Station for his regular visits. 6:30pm at the Station on March 22.


From the Bureau of Meteorology: FIRE WEATHER WARNING Issued at 3:50 am WST on Wednesday, 6 January 2010 For Wednesday A CATASTROPHIC Fire Danger [GFDI 100+] is forecast for the Central Wheat Belt, Great Southern, South Coastal and Southeast Coastal districts. A SEVERE...

Motor vehicle accident – 10/12/09

Mount Barker VFRS were called to an MVA on Chester Pass Road on December 12.  Albany Fire & Rescue and Mount Barker St Johns Ambulance were also present. Mount Barker VFRS would like to remind drivers to take care on the roads.  Speed, alcohol and fatigue are three of...

Vehicle crash – 23/11/2009

On Monday, November 23, 2009 Mount Barker VFRS were turned out to a reported motor vehicle accident with persons trapped.  The Urban Tanker, Light Tanker and Rescue Trailer were mobilised.  On scene they found a small four wheel drive on its side against a tree.  All...

2 incidents – 7/11/2009

Mount Barker VFRS answered a radio call from the Plantagenet Shire Chief Bushfire Control Officer in the afternoon of November 7.  It was a report of a scrub fire burning near the tip on O'Neill Road.  As there was a crew present doing a HAZMAT course, they were...