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SA Country Fire Service Station

Wirrulla and District

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, March 26, 2017

Wirrulla Station
Wirrulla Station     -     Picture by Narelle Huett
Some of the Wirrulla Crew
Some of the Wirrulla Crew     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wirrulla 14
Wirrulla 14     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wirrulla 34P
Wirrulla 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34P delivered September 2009
Official opening of new additions to station, March 2012

Station Information
Region : Region 6
Group : Western Eyre Group
Established: 1956

Contact Information
Physical Location Hay Street, Wirrulla SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: WC 419 Ref: 558147
GPS Lattitude: -32.404101 Longitude: 134.530751
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8626 8048
Fax (08) 8626 8129
Postal Address PO Box 66,
Wirrulla SA 5661

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits Please call the captain, Brenton Roberts
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Wirrulla 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Canter FG637
Water Capacity: 1000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: VQX502
Equipment: GPS
Wirrulla 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQO438
Equipment: RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Generator
GPS

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
 
Specialist Equipment : Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 015
VHF Radio Channel: 63, 64, 67

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2016-17 - 18 Responses
Building Fire 3 16.67% 18 Hrs 4.00%
Grain / Crop Fire 1 5.56% 19 Hrs 4.22%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 11.11% 26 Hrs 5.78%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 2 11.11% 67 Hrs 14.89%
Scrub And Grass Fire 2 11.11% 43 Hrs 9.56%
Tree Down 2 11.11% 15 Hrs 3.33%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 3 16.67% 220 Hrs 48.89%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 2 11.11% 42 Hrs 9.33%
Wrong Location 1 5.56% N/A
Total Incidents for 2016-17 18 450 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 9 66 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 23 615 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 30 697 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 14 213 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 23 673 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 19 301 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 24 377 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 17 256 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 10 365 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 16 53191 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 15 536 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 11 241 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 5 271 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 9 94 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 19 92 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 10
Total Incidents for 1999-00 7
Total Incidents for 1998-99 10
Total Incidents for 1997-98 11

Post Codes
In Response Area
5660 5661 5680
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Carawa, SA
Chilpenunda,
Cungena, SA
Nunjikompita, SA
Petina, SA
Pimbaacla, SA
Wallala, SA
Wirrulla, SA
Yantanbie, SA

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