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SA Country Fire Service Station

Heysen Group

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, October 07, 2016

Heysen Group base - at Mt Barker Station
Heysen Group base - at Mt Barker Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Heysen BW12
Heysen BW12     -     Picture by Simon Passehl
Heysen Car 3
Heysen Car 3     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Heysen Logistics
Heysen Logistics     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Based at Mount Barker Station
New Car 3 delivered August 2012
New Logistics vehicle delivered May 2013

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Heysen Group
    Mount Barker
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Established: 1998

Contact Information
Physical Location Hack Street, Mount Barker SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 121D Ref: 046172
UBD Map: 172 Ref: M8
GPS Lattitude: -35.068886 Longitude: 138.857726
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8398 3761
Fax (08) 8391 2344
Postal Address PO Box 1595,
Mount Barker SA 5251

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Heysen BW12 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: International TF 2670
Comments: Based at Littlehampton Station
Water Capacity: 12000 Litres
Registration Number: SVO010
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Heysen Car 3 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: S564AQG
Equipment: GPS
Heysen Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S418AQG
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
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 - 30 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 14 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 5 unit(s)
Floating Pump - 2 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 2200 Litres
Portable Generator - 4 unit(s)
GPS - 14 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 7 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 3 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 2 unit(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 2 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 4 litter(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera - 2 unit(s)
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
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 128 & 129
VHF Radio Channel: 87, 77,103

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2015-16 - 1 Responses
Grass Or Stubble Fire 1 100.00% 48 Hrs 100.00%
Total Incidents for 2015-16 1 48 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 20 1512 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 1
Total Incidents for 2000-01 1
Total Incidents for 1999-00 1
Total Incidents for 1998-99 5

Post Codes
In Response Area
5153 5157 5201 5245 5250 5251 5252 5255
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Biggs Flat, SA
Blakiston, SA
Brukunga, SA
Bugles Ranges, SA
Bull Creek, SA
Chapel Hill, SA
Dawesley, SA
Echunga, SA
Flaxley, SA
Green Hills Range, SA
Hahndorf, SA
Hay Valley, SA
Highland Valley, SA
Jupiter Creek, SA
Kanmantoo, SA
Littlehampton, SA
Macclesfield, SA
McHarg Creek, SA
Meadows, SA
Mount Barker, SA
Mount Barker Junction, SA
Mount Barker Springs, SA
Mount Barker Summit, SA
Nairne, SA
Paechtown, SA
Paris Creek, SA
Prospect Hill, SA
Totness, SA
Verdun, SA
Wistow, SA

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