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Chittering Fire Service

The Shire of Chittering encompasses an area of 1,220 square kilometers.  The Chittering Fire Service provides fire prevention and suppression service for the area, with the exception under the care and control of the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC), and the gazetted fire districts controlled by the WA Fire and Rescue Service.

The bush fighting district consists of mostly rugged country areas, lakes, rural properties and buildings.

The Chittering Fire Service is fortunate to have five volunteer fire brigades and an incident support brigade who work rostered times 12 months of the year.  The brigades are:

  1. Bindoon
  2. Lower Chittering
  3. Muchea
  4. Upper Chittering
  5. Wannamal

Members of these brigades are highly skilled and experienced fire fighters.

If you are interested in becoming a member of a local fire brigade, training to become a fire fighter or being a support member of a brigade please contact the Shire's Community Emergency Services Manager on (08) 9576 4600; or download the application to join the Chittering Fire Service form below.

Application to join the Chittering Fire Service

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For further information about the Chittering Fire Service please visit their website.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) have available booklets on fire safety.  To download a copy of the "Prepare, Act, Survive" booklet please CLICK HERE.  To download a copy of the "Homeowner's - Bush Fire Survival Manual" booklet please CLICK HERE.

PDF files are used on www.chittering.wa.gov.au for large documents and other resources.  Where a document is not designed to be exclusively printed, an accessible alternative file (for example HTML, Rich Text) may be obtained by emailing chatter@chittering.wa.gov.au and request the publication by quoting the title of the document and your requested format.

Further information

  • Department of Fire and Emergency Services website