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SA Country Fire Service Station

Barmera

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, December 15, 2016

Barmera Station
Barmera Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Barmera 34
Barmera 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Barmera 24P
Barmera 24P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Barmera QRV
Barmera QRV     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 24P appliance delivered July 2004

Refurbished 34 delivered September 2007

New QAV delivered April 2008


Station Information
Region : Region 3
Group : Chaffey Group
Established: 1939

Contact Information
Physical Location Tonkin Ave , Barmera SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: RMM 215 Ref: 510096
GPS Lattitude: -34.256221 Longitude: 140.464802
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8588 2905
Fax (08) 8588 1329
Postal Address PO Box 239,
Barmera SA 5345
E-mail Barmera CFS - barmcfs@riverland.net.au

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday night 1900 - 2200 hours (7.00 pm - 10.00 pm), Alternate Sundays 0930 Hrs
Advice to Recruits Please attend the station during training or contact the Captain, Mark Dowling
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Mark Dowling, or attend the station during training. Cadet training Sundays 2-4pm

Vehicles & Appliances
Barmera 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB087
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Hazmat
GPS
Thermal Imaging Camera
Specialist Equipment: Gas detection equipment, Positive Pressure Ventila
Barmera 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB205
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Barmera Hazmat Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Modern
Registration Number: TQP063
Equipment: Hazmat
Barmera QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Landcruiser VDJ79
Water Capacity: 580 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQO220
Equipment: GPS
Defibrillation Equipment

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 6 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Floating Pump - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 400 Litres - 200 A Class, 200 B Class
GPS - 3 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 203 & 213
VHF Radio Channel: 58, 34, 57

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2016-17 - 92 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. 2 2.17% 13 Hrs 1.53%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities 1 1.09% 8 Hrs 0.94%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions 2 2.17% 5 Hrs 0.59%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 1.09% N/A
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 4 4.35% 19 Hrs 2.23%
Assist Other Agencies 3 3.26% 16 Hrs 1.88%
Building Fire 4 4.35% 88 Hrs 10.33%
Building Fire - Content Only 1 1.09% 6 Hrs 0.70%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 5 5.43% 8 Hrs 0.94%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 3 3.26% 5 Hrs 0.59%
Dump 1 1.09% 18 Hrs 2.11%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management 1 1.09% 2 Hrs 0.23%
Good Intent Call 3 3.26% 9 Hrs 1.06%
Grape Spills 1 1.09% 3 Hrs 0.35%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 11 11.96% 302 Hrs 35.45%
Hazardous Material 3 3.26% 15 Hrs 1.76%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 3 3.26% 34 Hrs 3.99%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 1.09% 11 Hrs 1.29%
Rubbish Bin 2 2.17% 6 Hrs 0.70%
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 3.26% 28 Hrs 3.29%
Search 1 1.09% N/A
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 1 1.09% 20 Hrs 2.35%
Smoke Detector Operated, No Fire - Ext Smke, Bushfires, Burnouts 3 3.26% 12 Hrs 1.41%
Sprinkler Water Pressure Fluctuations/Equipment Fault 1 1.09% 12 Hrs 1.41%
Tree Down 11 11.96% 22 Hrs 2.58%
Tree Fire 2 2.17% 15 Hrs 1.76%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 7 7.61% 74 Hrs 8.69%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 3 3.26% 18 Hrs 2.11%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 7 7.61% 74 Hrs 8.69%
Water Removal 1 1.09% 9 Hrs 1.06%
Total Incidents for 2016-17 92 852 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 100 1312 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 85 1040 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 93 897 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 80 1383 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 87 991 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 68 749 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 67 608 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 53 639 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 81 2108 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 99 1043 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 87 1009 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 95 1398 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 108 837 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 132 2072 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 130 2803 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 134
Total Incidents for 1999-00 122
Total Incidents for 1998-99 114
Total Incidents for 1997-98 84

Post Codes
In Response Area
5330 5345 5346
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Barmera, SA
Cobdogla, SA
Devlins Pound, SA
Loveday, SA
Overland Corner, SA

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