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Black Rock Group

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, March 12, 2021

Black Rock Group base - at Orroroo Station
Black Rock Group base - at Orroroo Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Black Rock BW13
Black Rock BW13     -     Picture by Region 4 HQ
Black Rock Car 1
Black Rock Car 1     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Black Rock Logistics
Black Rock Logistics     -     Picture by R4 HQ

Comments On Station Based at Orroroo Station
New BW13 delivered November 2017
New Car 1 delivered April 2020

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Black Rock Group
    Carrieton
    Orroroo
    Pekina
    Peterborough
    Yongala and Districts
    Yunta
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 4

Contact Information
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Physical Location 12172 RM Williams Highway (Jamestown Rd), Orroroo SA
CFS Map Book Map: SFR 401, 766757
GPS Latitude: -32.736003 Longitude: 138.617809
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8658 1426
Fax (08) 8658 1423
Postal Address C/- Post Office,
Carrieton SA 5432
E-mail Black Rock Group - blackrockgroup@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Black Rock BW13 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ 260-300
Comments: Based at Orroroo Station
Water Capacity: 12200 Litres
Registration Number: S012AQS
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Black Rock Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Hilux
Comments: Based at Yongala
Registration Number: S070BQB
Equipment: AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Black Rock Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Comments: Based at Orroroo
Registration Number: S572AQK
Equipment:
Black Rock Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Brooks
Comments: Based at Yongala
Registration Number: TQP149
Equipment: Quick Fill Pump

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 - 8 sets
BA Compressor
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 500 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 5 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 064 & 047
VHF Radio Channel: 13, 23, 50
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 5 Responses
Grass or stubble fire 1 20.00% 6 Hrs 1.36%
Haystack 1 20.00% 12 Hrs 2.73%
Scrub and grass fire 2 40.00% 420 Hrs 95.45%
Vehicle accident / no injury 1 20.00% 2 Hrs 0.45%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 5 440 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 11 368 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 7 27 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 7 773 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 9 262 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 13 94 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 12 267 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 4 10 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 1 1 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 2 21 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 9 130 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 8 39 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 6 11 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 11 95 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 1 1 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 4
Total Incidents for 1999-00 4
Total Incidents for 1998-99 3

Post Codes
In Response Area
5420 5422 5431 5432 5440 5493
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Belton, SA
Bindarrah, SA
Black Rock, SA
Canowie Belt,
Carrieton, SA
Cockburn, SA
Coomooroo, SA
Cradock, SA
Dawson, SA
Erskine, SA
Eurelia, SA
Hammond, SA
Johnburgh, SA
Koonamore, SA
Manna Hill, SA
Mannanarie, SA
Melton Station, SA
Minburra Station, SA
Mingary, SA
Minvalara, SA
Moockra, SA
Morchard, SA
Nackara, SA
Olary, SA
Oodla Wirra, SA
Orroroo, SA
Oulnina, SA
Outalpa, SA
Pekina, SA
Peterborough, SA
Sunnybrae, SA
Tarcowie, SA
Ucolta, SA
Walloway, SA
Waukaringa, SA
Wiawera, SA
Willowie, SA
Wompinie, SA
Yatina, SA
Yongala, SA
Yunta, SA

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