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SA Country Fire Service Station

Kimba

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, October 12, 2017

Kimba Station
Kimba Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Kimba 24
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Kimba 34
Kimba 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Caralue Group sub base

New 34 appliance delivered April 2012


Station Information
Region : Region 6
Group : Caralue Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 8b Cross Street, Kimba SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: EP 356 Ref: 323324
GPS Lattitude: -33.138620 Longitude: 136.419272
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8627 2290
Fax (08) 8627 2336
Postal Address PO Box 53,
Kimba SA 5641

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 1930 Hrs (7.30 pm)
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Trevor Clifford, or attend the station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Trevor Clifford, or attend the station on a training night. Cadets train Wednesday 1930 Hrs (7.30pm)

Vehicles & Appliances
Kimba 24 4WD, 2000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino FT
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: XQB948
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Hazmat
Lighting
Generator
GPS
Kimba 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S801AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
GPS

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 - 4 sets
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 160 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 012 & 013
VHF Radio Channel: 83, 84, 87
UHF CB Radio Channel: 1

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2016-17 - 31 Responses
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 2 6.45% 6 Hrs 0.67%
Assist Other Agencies 1 3.23% N/A
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 3 9.68% 22 Hrs 2.46%
Building Fire 2 6.45% 18 Hrs 2.01%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 1 3.23% 4 Hrs 0.45%
Cover Assignment 1 3.23% N/A
Good Intent Call 1 3.23% 5 Hrs 0.56%
Grain / Crop Fire 1 3.23% 5 Hrs 0.56%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 5 16.13% 121 Hrs 13.52%
Harvesting Machinery Fire 1 3.23% 62 Hrs 6.93%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 4 12.90% 47 Hrs 5.25%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 3.23% 6 Hrs 0.67%
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 9.68% 403 Hrs 45.03%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 2 6.45% 147 Hrs 16.42%
Tree Down 1 3.23% N/A
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 2 6.45% 49 Hrs 5.47%
Total Incidents for 2016-17 31 895 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 45 1452 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 48 1598 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 28 369 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 35 1262 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 32 1214 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 28 794 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 21 291 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 20 527 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 18 494 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 25 1673 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 31 2071 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 21 670 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 26 865 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 26 527 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 27 571 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 27
Total Incidents for 1999-00 26
Total Incidents for 1998-99 22
Total Incidents for 1997-98 28

Post Codes
In Response Area
5600 5641 5717
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Barna, SA
Gilles Downs, SA
Kelly, SA
Kimba, SA
Lake Gilles, SA
Moseley, SA
Mount Ive, SA
Solomon, SA

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