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Derby

PO Box 94
Derby WA 6728

Phone: (08) 9191 0999
Fax: (08) 9191 0998

Fitzroy Crossing

PO Box 101
Fitzroy Crossing WA 6765

Phone: (08) 9191 5355
Fax: (08) 9191 5085


Fitzroy Crossing Emergency Services


Police

POLICE EMERGENCIES '000'

PO Box 8, Fitzroy Crossing. . . . . . (08) 9191 5000
Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (08) 9191 5245
Office Hours . . . . . . . . 8.00 am-4.00 pm Mon-Fri

State Emergency Service

PO Box 11, Fitzroy Crossing
Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (08) 9191 5163
Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (08) 9193 0050
Group Call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . (08) 8114 6977

The State Emergency Service (SES) is the Hazard Management Authority for emergency situations such as flood, cyclone, storm damage, tsunami and earthquake.


The SES also responds to assist other organizations in general rescue situations such as finding missing persons andforsensic search


The SES Fitzroy Crossing Volunteer Unit has members who are trained to respond in these situations within the Fitzroy Crossing Police District. The volunteers are available to assist the community in emergencies such as cyclone and storm damage clean up, general rescue and flood threat assistance.

Training for these events includes:

  • Communications - radio voice procedures and use of equipment
  • Map reading and navigation
  • General rescue
  • 4WD techniques and recovery
  • Working in an emergency operations centre
  • Flood boat operation

The Unit welcomes interested new members who are dedicated and willing to volunteer their precious time to help the community.


Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade

PO Box 11, Fitzroy Crossing
Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (08) 9191 5163
Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (08) 9193 0050
EMERGENCIES ONLY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 000

Bush Fire Service of WA

Kimberley Regional Office . . . . . . (08) 9169 1370
Kununurra . . . . . . . . . . . . Fax (08) 9169 1373
E-mail . . . . . . . . . . . .. .6fbkm@bfb.wa.gov.au

Bush fires are a major threat to the pastoral industry and the ecology of the Kimberley. Every year more and more of the countryside is burnt in wildfires. To protect the environment, controlled burning is conducted between April and June under direction of the Bush Fire Service. All wild fires should be reported to the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley.

Fire and Emergency Services Authority (FESA)


PO Box 11, Fitzroy Crossing
Phone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (08) 9191 5163
Fax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (08) 9193 0050
Group Call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . (08) 8114 6977

Emergency Services

Derby Emergency Services
Fitzroy Crossing Emergency Services
Cyclone Preparedness
Fire Safety
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