The Department of Fire and Emergency Services’ new multipurpose facility in Collie has found a location, in the Collie Light Industrial Area. The new DFES facility will be directly across the road from Frontline Fire & Rescue’s new manufacturing facility. Read the media statement here.
- A construction tender to build the new DFES facility was issued on 29 June 2020 and will close 21 July 2020.
- In anticipation of storage and maintenance being managed from the new facility, DFES has commenced conducting repairs and maintenance on the State Operational Support Fleet with local provider South West Fire. Since January 2020 repairs and maintenance have been conducted on 107 vehicles in Collie.
- The State Operational Support Fleet will provide fleet for high threat periods, driving training, stand-by and task forcing.