The community led Bushfire Ready program in Yallingup and Dunsborough, and the Yallingup Rural Volunteer Bushfire Brigade welcomed Department of Fire and Emergency Services commissioner Darren Klemm to the region.
Mr Klemm’s visit provided him with firsthand knowledge of the district’s Bushfire Ready operation, one of the most effective in WA.
Mr Klemm was joined by Yallingup resident Ron Edwards, who is chair of the State Emergency Management Committee, the peak emergency management body in WA,
Mr Klemm acknowledged the great value volunteers added to DFES and to the safety of the community
After the visit Mr Campbell noted that the relationships created during the meeting with Mr Klemm and Dr Edwards will help to improve bushfire related communications and service delivery across the district.