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Bush Fire Brigade

The City maintains a fully trained and equipped Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade, made up of approximately 60 members who perform both active fire fighting and support activities.

The Bush Fire Brigade performs a variety of tasks including:

  • Conducting prescribed fire hazard reduction burns.
  • Responding to fires and other emergency incidents within and outside of the City of Gosnells.
  • School and community group visits (on request).
  • Community awareness and public education programmes.
  • Training and equipment maintenance.

The Brigade is currently equipped with:

  • Two Light Tankers (4x4 Landcruiser carrying approximately 550 Litres of water)
  • One Rural 2.4 appliance (Isuzu FSS550 4x4 truck carrying approximately 2,000 litres of water)
  • One 12.2 Bulk Water Tander (Isuzu FVZ 1400 truck carrying 12,000 litres of water).

A Bush Fire Brigade membership booklet, providing details and frequently asked questions about volunteering with the Brigade, can be downloaded from the link below.

For further information about the Gosnells Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade and volunteering go to www.gosnellsbfb.org.au or contact either the City on 9397 3000 or the Bush Fire Brigade Captain on 0438 391 322.

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