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Bush Fire Brigades

Like most country emergency services, the Shire of Denmark Bush Fire Brigades relies on volunteers to dedicate their time to protect their community from bush fires.

The Shire has 14 Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades with 23 firefighting appliances and we are always looking out for residents wanting to help their community by joining this important community service.

There are many roles that can be undertaken in a bush fire brigade, from active firefighting, radio operations community safety and incident support, with the Shire providing training and personal protective equipment.

Some of the benefits you can get from joining your local volunteer bush fire brigade are;

  • Serve your community
  • Learn new skill and knowledge
  • Being challenged to increase your skills and knowledge
  • Personal satisfaction
  • Make new friendships
  • Belonging to a dedicated and respected team

If you would like to consider joining a volunteer bush fire brigade please contact your local Bush Fire Control Officer or the Shire’s Community Emergency Services Manager (CESM).  

Contact details for local Bush Fire Brigades
Contact details for local Bush Fire Control Officers.

To contact the Community Emergency Services Manager call the Shire Office on (08) 9848 0300 or email


Contact the Community Emergency Services Manager for information on accredited training courses for volunteer bush fire fighters.

Bush Fire Brigades