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SA Country Fire Service Station

Burra

Information on this station was last updated on Monday, May 1, 2017

Burra Station
Burra Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Burra 24P
Burra 24P     -     Picture by Bobby Baumgartner
Burra 34
Burra 34     -     Picture by Bobby Baumgartner
Burra QAV
Burra QAV     -     Picture by Bobby Baumgartner

Comments On Station Name change from Burra & District, December 2013
Group base for Burra Group
Co-located with SES

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Group : Burra Group
Established: 1946

Contact Information
Physical Location 12 Smelts Road, Burra SA
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN Ref: 089717
GPS Lattitude: -33.677405 Longitude: 138.940679
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8892 2041
Fax (08) 8892 2727
Postal Address PO Box 12,
Burra SA 5417

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 1930 Hrs (7.30 pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on training night, or contact the Captain, Christopher Taylor
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Burra 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQN001
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Hazmat
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Burra 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQA480
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
GPS
Burra QAV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Landcruiser
Water Capacity: 580 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQN076
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Road Crash Rescue - Road Crash Rescue
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 8 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 380 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 3 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
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
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 067 & 050
VHF Radio Channel: 45, 55, 57
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2016-17 - 64 Responses
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions 1 1.56% 2 Hrs 0.06%
Alarm Operates Due To Power Surge/Spike Or Short Circuit 2 3.13% 8 Hrs 0.24%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 1.56% 3 Hrs 0.09%
Building Fire 2 3.13% 9 Hrs 0.27%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 3.13% 151 Hrs 4.60%
Building Fire - Structure Only 1 1.56% 6 Hrs 0.18%
Building Weakend Or Collapsed 1 1.56% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Chemical Spill Or Leak 1 1.56% 11 Hrs 0.34%
Chimney Or Flue Fire 1 1.56% 10 Hrs 0.30%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) 2 3.13% 6 Hrs 0.18%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 1 1.56% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 4 6.25% 28 Hrs 0.85%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management 1 1.56% 2 Hrs 0.06%
Flood 4 6.25% 191 Hrs 5.82%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 6 9.38% 1,355 Hrs 41.27%
Harvesting Machinery Fire 1 1.56% 31 Hrs 0.94%
Haystack 1 1.56% 7 Hrs 0.21%
Hazardous Material 1 1.56% 8 Hrs 0.24%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 2 3.13% 32 Hrs 0.97%
Mobile Property Fire - Campervan/Caravan 1 1.56% 13 Hrs 0.40%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 2 3.13% 55 Hrs 1.68%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 2 3.13% 6 Hrs 0.18%
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 4.69% 271 Hrs 8.25%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 1 1.56% 25 Hrs 0.76%
Smoke Detector Operated, No Fire - Ext Smke, Bushfires, Burnouts 1 1.56% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Tree Down 4 6.25% 19 Hrs 0.58%
Tree Fire 2 3.13% 104 Hrs 3.17%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 6 9.38% 721 Hrs 21.96%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 1.56% 9 Hrs 0.27%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 6 9.38% 188 Hrs 5.73%
Total Incidents for 2016-17 64 3,283 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 67 5744 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 51 1921 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 54 1589 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5417
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Burra, SA
Koonoona, SA

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