Emergency services

Warmun: Flood rescuers’ bravery recognised

This years Australian Bravery Awards recognised nine people for their part in the 2011 flood rescues.

Christopher Churchill and Senior Constable Donald Couper received Commendations for Brave Conduct.

A group bravery citation went to Kathleen and Rodney Burnby, the late Christopher Clare, Tanya Couper, Cecil Mosquito, Julie Echo and Leon Pinday.

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Monday, August 18th, 2014 Police and courts Comments Off

Cape Leveque: Search for boat in distress

Police are coordinating a search for a boat that let off a distress signal near Cape Leveque this morning.

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Friday, August 15th, 2014 Police and courts Comments Off

Kununurra: Bushfire at Lakeside

A bushfire continues to burn west towards Lakeside.

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Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 Environment, Kununurra Comments Off

Severe fire danger today

DFES forecasts SEVERE FIRE DANGER for the whole of the Kimberley today.

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Monday, August 4th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Bidyadanga: Bushfire alert

A bushfire is burning on the Great Northern Highway south of Broome, between  Fraser Downs and Bidyadanga turnoffs.

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Monday, July 28th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Lombardina: Bushfire advice

DFES says a bushfire is burning near Cape Leveque Road, about 15 km south of Lombardina.

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Friday, July 25th, 2014 Environment Comments Off

Bell Gorge: Cliff rescue

SES volunteers and DFES staff rescued a 55-year-old man from a cliff at Bell Gorge today.

DFESA helicopter took him to Broome hospital.

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Monday, July 21st, 2014 Police and courts Comments Off

Lake Argyle Road: Bushfire alert

A bushfire is burning near Lake Argyle Road and Victoria Highway.

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Sunday, July 20th, 2014 Environment, Kununurra Comments Off
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