State Emergency Service (SES) Volunteers from across the metro area Armadale, Rockingham, Stirling, Cockburn, Canning, Gosnells, Wanneroo/Joondalup and Melville have attended to calls for assistance. The worst hit area has been Parkwood and Willeton with 15 calls for assistance. Stirling was the next worst affected area with 6 calls for assistance. There has been one major incident where a person was trapped in a house after a very large tree fell in Ravenslea Drive Parkwood. SES volunteers assisted in the rescue of a person trapped in the house who was then taken to hospital by St John Ambulance.
The other damage has been of a minor nature with trees down, leaking roofs and tiles blown off roofs. There has only been one call for assistance in Busselton for minor damage.
At 4am, 52 calls for assistance had been received in the Perth metropolitan area and five in the South West. SES Volunteers from 11 SES units have been active throughout the night in the metropolitan area and have six jobs left to complete. More calls for assistance are expected as people wake up and assess any damage to their homes. In the metropolitan area Parkwood remains the worst hit area. While no particular part was worst hit, there were three calls for help in Young Lane, Parkwood. The majority of damage has been for roof damage (42 jobs), minor flooding (eight jobs) and damage to windows (1 job).
More updates will be provided as they come available.