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SA Country Fire Service Station

Region 6 Air Support

Information on this station was last updated on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Region 6 Air Support Station
Region 6 Air Support Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Region 6 Air Support
Region 6 Air Support     -     Picture by Region 6 HQ
Region 6 Air Support Trailer
Region 6 Air Support Trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Region 6 Air Support Trailer
Region 6 Air Support Trailer     -     Picture by Region 6 HQ

Comments On Station Brigade provides on ground support to fire bombing aircraft

Station Information
Region : Region 6
Group : Tumby Bay Group
Established: 2008

Contact Information
Physical Location Excell Street, Tumby Bay SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: EP 193 Ref: 010955
GPS Lattitude: -34.372818 Longitude: 136.099679
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address PO Box 191,
Tumby Bay SA 5605

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Melvin Charlton
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Region 6 Air Support Air Operations Support
Make and Model: Isuzu NPR400
Registration Number: XQB674
Equipment: Quick Fill Pump
Region 6 Air Support Trailer Air Operations Support
Make and Model: Olympic
Registration Number: TQM786
Equipment:
Region 6 Trailer Air Operations Support
Make and Model: Trailer factory
Registration Number: TQO562
Equipment:

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Fire Bomber Support - Aircraft Refilling
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : GPS
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 016

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2015-16 - 3 Responses
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 66.67% 10 Hrs 45.45%
Scrub And Grass Fire 1 33.33% 12 Hrs 54.55%
Total Incidents for 2015-16 3 22 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 9 496 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 9 206 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 1 1 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 3 72 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 6 101 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5604 5605 5607 5632
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Butler Tanks, SA
Tumby Bay, SA

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