Emergency Services - Cyclones and Fires

There are several SES units located in the region. For emergencies contact 000. For other queries please contact the below numbers:

Dampier

Police: 9183 1144
Fire & Rescue: 9183 0593
Medical: 9185 3555
Water & Sewerage: 13 13 75
Power: 9143 5432

Karratha

Police: 9143 7200
State Emergency Service: 13 25 00
Fire & Rescue: 9185 2580
Hospital: 9143 2333
Water & Sewerage: 13 13 75
Power: 13 23 51

Roebourne

Police: 9182 1133
State Emergency Service: 13 25 00
Fire & Rescue: 9182 1391
Hospital: 9182 0200
Water & Sewerage: 13 13 75
Power: 13 23 51

Wickham & Point Samson

Police: 9187 1444
State Emergency Service: 13 25 00
Fire & Rescue: 9187 1315
Wickham Health Centre: 9187 3200
Water & Sewerage: 13 13 75
Power: 13 23 51

Tropical cyclones are a seasonal occurrence in the region. Wind can exceed 280km/h causing damage and turning loose items into potentially deadly missiles. The season runs from November to April with cyclones most prevalent in February and March.

The City of Karratha enforces a restricted fire season year round. Fire permits are required at all times and are available by contacting Ranger Services on 9186 8555.

For more information on preparation for a natural disaster and for procedure details, visit www.karratha.wa.gov.au.