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SA Country Fire Service Station

Burra

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, March 19, 2021

Burra Station
Burra Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Burra 34
Burra 34     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Burra QAV
Burra QAV     -     Picture by Bobby Baumgartner
Burra 34P
Burra 34P     -     Picture by Jason Kleemann

Comments On Station Name change from Burra & District, December 2013
Group base for Burra Group
New 34P delivered March 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Group : Burra Group
Established: 1946

Contact Information
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Physical Location 12 Smelts Road, Burra SA
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN, 089717
GPS Latitude: -33.677405 Longitude: 138.940679
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8892 5101
Postal Address PO Box 12,
Burra SA 5417

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 7:30 pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on training night, or contact the Captain, Christopher Taylor
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Burra 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQA480
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Burra 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S695AQX
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Burra QAV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Landcruiser
Water Capacity: 580 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQN076
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
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 - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 2 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 380 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 3 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light
 
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
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 067 & 050
VHF Radio Channel: 45, 55, 57
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 32 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. - 762 2 6.25% 5 Hrs 1.23%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 1 3.13% 3 Hrs 0.74%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions - 702 1 3.13% 1 Hrs 0.25%
Animal Rescue 1 3.13% 1 Hrs 0.25%
Assist Other Agencies 9 28.13% 18 Hrs 4.41%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 6.25% 103 Hrs 25.25%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 3.13% 4 Hrs 0.98%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 1 3.13% 2 Hrs 0.49%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 6.25% 17 Hrs 4.17%
Haystack 1 3.13% 100 Hrs 24.51%
Hazardous Material 1 3.13% 1 Hrs 0.25%
Lightning (No Fire) 1 3.13% 23 Hrs 5.64%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 3.13% 9 Hrs 2.21%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 2 6.25% 20 Hrs 4.90%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 3.13% 50 Hrs 12.25%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 4 12.50% 49 Hrs 12.01%
Wind Storm 1 3.13% 2 Hrs 0.49%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 32 408 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 50 591 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 45 2003 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 35 966 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 62 1455 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 64 3283 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 67 5744 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 51 1921 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 54 1589 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5417
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Burra, SA
Koonoona, SA

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