WANNEROO’S four regional fire brigades are on standby, ready to deal with emergency incidents this fire season. In the past fortnight the volunteer brigades have turned out to fires in Mariginiup, Neerabup, Alkimos, Chittering and Gidgegannup. Wanneroo Fire Support Brigade is looking for recruits to start a training course this month. Recruitment officer Josie Prior said the unit’s training focused on planning and communication. “Vehicles are kept equipped and ready to turnout,” she said. “Rostered crews are made up of volunteers from the Wanneroo and Joondalup areas. “They need to be reasonably fit and any age from 18 years up.” Visit www.wanneroosupportbfb. org.au or call the captain on 0427 026 006 or recruitment officer on 0427 977 482.