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Blyth / Snowtown Group

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

Blyth - Snowtown Group base - at Snowtown Station
Blyth - Snowtown Group base - at Snowtown Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Blyth - Snowtown BW13
Blyth - Snowtown BW13     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Blyth - Snowtown Car 1
Blyth - Snowtown Car 1     -     Picture by Region 4 HQ
Blyth - Snowtown Logistics
Blyth - Snowtown Logistics     -     Picture by Region 4 HQ

Comments On Station Based at Snowtown Station
New Car 1 delivered Sept 2012
New Logistics vehicle delivered March 2013
New BW13 delivered February 2016

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Blyth
    Blyth / Snowtown Group
    Brinkworth
    Hoyleton
    Lochiel
    Snowtown
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Established: 1990

Contact Information
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Physical Location Lumeah Road, Snowtown SA
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 266, 416576
GPS Latitude: -33.788316 Longitude: 138.211316
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8865 2405
Fax (08) 8865 2398
Postal Address 11 Vanga Ave,
Clare SA 5453
E-mail Blyth - Snowtown Group - blythsnowtowngroup@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Blyth / Snowtown BW13 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ1400
Comments: Based at Snowtown Station
Water Capacity: 12200 Litres
Registration Number: XQN139
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Blyth / Snowtown Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQA339
Equipment: GPS
Blyth / Snowtown Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S571AQK
Equipment: GPS
Blyth / Snowtown Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Brooks
Registration Number: TQP128
Equipment:

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
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 4 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 500 Litres
GPS - 7 unit(s)
Floating Collar Dam
 
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
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 065 & 048
VHF Radio Channel: 83, 84, 87
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2009-10 - 2 Responses
Hazardous Material 1 50.00% 20 Hrs 95.24%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 1 50.00% 1 Hrs 4.76%
Total Incidents for 2009-10 2 21 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 5 22 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 5 38 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 5 11 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 5 31 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 2 12 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 8 11 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 6 44 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 2 3 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 3
Total Incidents for 1999-00 7
Total Incidents for 1998-99 2
Total Incidents for 1997-98 10

Post Codes
In Response Area
5453 5461 5462 5464 5510 5520 5550 5555
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Blyth, SA
Boconnoc Park, SA
Brinkworth, SA
Bumbunga, SA
Burnsfield, SA
Condowie, SA
Everard Central, SA
Halbury, SA
Hart, SA
Hope Gap, SA
Hoyleton, SA
Kybunga, SA
Lake View, SA
Lochiel, SA
Marola, SA
Nantawarra, SA
Rochester, SA
Snowtown, SA

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