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SA Country Fire Service Station

Mount Barker

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Barker Station
Barker Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Barker 24
Barker 24     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Barker 34
Barker 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Barker Pumper
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Barker Rescue
Barker Rescue     -     Picture by Darren van Ek

Comments On Station Pumper & Rescue appliances delivered July 2015
34 delivered November 2015

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Heysen Group
Established: 1939

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) 8391 1841
Fax (08) 8391 2344
Postal Address PO Box 384,
Mount Barker SA 5251
Internet Site http://www.barkerfire.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 1930 Hrs (7.30 p.m.)
Advice to Recruits Please contact the brigade Captain (via the station on training nights) for further information.
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Barker 24 4WD, 2000L Rural Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Kestrel 500 FT
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: VXP316
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Medical Oxygen
Barker 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Ranger Pro 8Z
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQO207
Equipment:
Barker Pumper Heavy Pumper
Make and Model: Scania
Water Capacity: 1500 Litres
Foam Quantity: 100 Litres
Registration Number: VXY730
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
PPV Fan
Specialist Equipment: Disc cutter
Barker Rescue Heavy Pumper
Make and Model: Scania
Water Capacity: 1500 Litres
Foam Quantity: 100 Litres
Registration Number: VXY732
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : 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 - 3 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 880 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 3 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
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 2016-17 - 490 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. 1 0.20% 4 Hrs 0.07%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities 5 1.02% 21 Hrs 0.35%
Alarm Activation Due To Poor Building Maint-Dust,Cobwebs,Insects 2 0.41% 5 Hrs 0.08%
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle 5 1.02% 21 Hrs 0.35%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions 4 0.82% 160 Hrs 2.66%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 12 2.45% 101 Hrs 1.68%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 17 3.47% 72 Hrs 1.20%
Animal Rescue 2 0.41% 8 Hrs 0.13%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 1 0.20% 5 Hrs 0.08%
Assist Other Agencies 5 1.02% 82 Hrs 1.37%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 0.20% 1 Hrs 0.02%
Building Fire 1 0.20% 7 Hrs 0.12%
Building Fire - Content Only 8 1.63% 91 Hrs 1.52%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 12 2.45% 371 Hrs 6.18%
Building Fire - Structure Only 3 0.61% 40 Hrs 0.67%
Building Weakend Or Collapsed 4 0.82% 26 Hrs 0.43%
Chimney Or Flue Fire 1 0.20% 7 Hrs 0.12%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 2 0.41% 15 Hrs 0.25%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) 8 1.63% 33 Hrs 0.55%
Cover Assignment 1 0.20% 27 Hrs 0.45%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 5 1.02% 27 Hrs 0.45%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 3 0.61% 6 Hrs 0.10%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 1 0.20% 4 Hrs 0.07%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management 2 0.41% 11 Hrs 0.18%
Fip Malfunction Fault In Panel, Inadequate Maint., Low Battery 1 0.20% 11 Hrs 0.18%
Fip Not Activated - Atu Activated 1 0.20% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Flood 32 6.53% 580 Hrs 9.66%
Food Stuffs Burnt, Confined To Cooking Equipment 2 0.41% 15 Hrs 0.25%
Good Intent Call 19 3.88% 79 Hrs 1.32%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 6 1.22% 67 Hrs 1.12%
Hazardous Material 1 0.20% 7 Hrs 0.12%
Heat From Short Circuit (Wiring) 1 0.20% 8 Hrs 0.13%
Heat Related And Electrical 2 0.41% 14 Hrs 0.23%
Heat/Thermal Detector Operated, No Fire, Heat From Source 2 0.41% 10 Hrs 0.17%
Medical Assist 2 0.41% 18 Hrs 0.30%
Medical Assist - Cpr/Ear 1 0.20% 4 Hrs 0.07%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 1 0.20% 8 Hrs 0.13%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 3 0.61% 28 Hrs 0.47%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 4 0.82% 35 Hrs 0.58%
Odour Or Gas Leak 1 0.20% 5 Hrs 0.08%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 4 0.82% 24 Hrs 0.40%
Other Assistance 2 0.41% 4 Hrs 0.07%
Over Pressure Rupture - Pipeline 1 0.20% 64 Hrs 1.07%
Power Line Down 1 0.20% 79 Hrs 1.32%
Private Alarm - False Alarm (Commercial) 6 1.22% 22 Hrs 0.37%
Private Alarm - False Alarm (Domestic) 1 0.20% 3 Hrs 0.05%
Rubbish Bin 1 0.20% 3 Hrs 0.05%
Rubbish Fire 18 3.67% 80 Hrs 1.33%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 2 0.41% 13 Hrs 0.22%
Scrub And Grass Fire 5 1.02% 48 Hrs 0.80%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 42 8.57% 318 Hrs 5.29%
Simulated Condition (Incense, Candles) 1 0.20% 4 Hrs 0.07%
Transformer, Power Or Utility, Power Pole 1 0.20% 6 Hrs 0.10%
Tree Down 84 17.14% 2,248 Hrs 37.43%
Tree Fire 4 0.82% 28 Hrs 0.47%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 54 11.02% 336 Hrs 5.59%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 17 3.47% 207 Hrs 3.45%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 60 12.24% 430 Hrs 7.16%
Wind Storm 1 0.20% 53 Hrs 0.88%
Total Incidents for 2016-17 490 6,006 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 326 2494 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 320 2426 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 370 5347 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 343 4503 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 365 2352 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 361 2197 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 347 2916 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 365 3551 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 380 3418 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 386 3546 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 310 2724 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 339 3375 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 394 3118 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 349 3075 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 303 3459 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 264
Total Incidents for 1999-00 236
Total Incidents for 1998-99 206
Total Incidents for 1997-98 252

Post Codes
In Response Area
5250 5251 5255
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Bugles Ranges, SA
Highland Valley, SA
Mount Barker, SA
Mount Barker Springs, SA
Totness, SA
Wistow, SA

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