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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

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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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MBVFRS in the news

Mount Barker VFRS participated in a multi-agency exercise with Police, St John Ambulance, State Emergency Service and a number of other volunteers from a range of agencies on Saturday, June 8, 2013.  The exercise was about a simulated gas explosion at Mount Barker...

Brigade AGM

Mount Barker VFRS held their AGM tonight.  Congratulations to the newly elected office bearers - Andrew Buchanan (Captain), Trevor West (Lieutenant), Ben Mills (Apparatus Officer), Wesley Beck (Secretary) and Jeff Drage (Treasurer). Thanks to the previous office...

Vehicle Movement and Harvest Ban – 16/1/13

A Vehicle Movement and Harvest ban has been put in place for the Shire of Plantagenet from 0930 hrs until further notice.  This is due to the strong winds and warm temperatures.


Fire Weather Warning for the South Coastal fire weather district. Issued at 3:30 pm WST on Tuesday 15 January 2013. Weather Situation The remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Narelle will pass to the south of the State during Wednesday with strong and gusty northwesterly...

Total fire ban – 1/1/2013

DFES has imposed a total fire ban for the Plantagenet Shire for January 1, 2013.  For enquiries regarding total fire bans please phone 1800 709 355.

A get-together

A good night was had at Mount Barker Fire Station tonight.  Members of the Brigade joined with Members of Kendenup, Middle Ward, Narpyn and Woogenellup Bush Fire Brigades to have a look at each other's trucks, hear a talk about Rural-Urban Interface Firefighting and...


For Widespread Damaging Winds with Locally Destructive Winds and Abnormally High Tides. For people in areas southwest of a line Mandurah to Bremer Bay. This includes people in or near Mandurah, Margaret River, Busselton, Bunbury, Albany, Katanning and Bremer Bay....

Restricted burning period ends early

The Shire of Plantagenet has decided to end the restricted burning period as of today, May 7, 2012.  Permits to burn off around the home are not required until the next restricted period comes into effect later in the year.

01/04/2012 HVM Ban

The ban described below will be lifted at 1800 hrs. A harvest and vehicle movement ban has been put on for the Shire of Plantagenet today, Sunday, April 1, 2012 as of 11:40am.  A review of the ban will be made later this afternoon. Information about harvest and...

Vale – Dennis (Claude) Drage

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dennis (Claude) Drage. He was a founding Member of Mount Barker VFRS, Life Member and former Captain of the Brigade. Claude was also the President of the Great Southern Zone, being elected in 1972. The funeral...