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SA Country Fire Service Station

Chaffey Group

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, April 11, 2021

Chaffey Group base
Chaffey Group base     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Chaffey BW13
Chaffey BW13     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Chaffey Car 1
Chaffey Car 1     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Chaffey Car 2
Chaffey Car 2     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Chaffey Logistics
Chaffey Logistics     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Chaffey Trailer
Chaffey Trailer     -     Picture by Bill Corcoran

Comments On Station Formed by the merger of Upper Riverland and Loxton Groups Aug 2002. Co-located with SES in Berri
New Car 2 delivered Nov 2011
New BW13 delivered Jan 2016
New Car 1 delivered May 202

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Barmera
    Browns Well
    Chaffey CFS Group Operations Support
    Chaffey Group
    Glossop
    Lyrup
    Monash
    Moorook
    Paringa
    Taplan
    Wunkar
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 3
Established: 2002

Contact Information
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Physical Location 11 Hughes Street, Berri SA
CFS Map Book Map: RMM 215, 633077
GPS Latitude: -34.271720 Longitude: 140.601605
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8582 3314
Fax (08) 8582 4039
Postal Address PO Box 2238,
Berri SA 5343
E-mail Chaffey Group - chaffeygroup@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Chaffey BW13 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ1400
Comments: Based at Monash Station
Water Capacity: 12200 Litres
Registration Number: XQN140
Equipment:
Chaffey Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Hilux
Registration Number: S680AQX
Equipment:
Chaffey Car 2 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: S867AQB
Equipment: GPS
Chaffey Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyoya Hilux
Registration Number: S607BQA
Equipment:
Chaffey Promotions Undefined Type
Make and Model: Toyota Landcruiser
Registration Number: VQX007
Equipment:
Chaffey Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Kessner
Registration Number: TQN857
Equipment:
Chaffey Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Brooks
Registration Number: YEC252
Equipment:

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Airport / Airstrip - Aviation Airports and Airstrips
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
EMA - Enhanced Mutual Aid
Specialist Investigation - Fire Cause Investigation
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 - 18 sets
BA Compressor
Chainsaw - 7 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 2 unit(s)
Floating Pump - 3 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 1120 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 9 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam
Thermal Imaging Camera - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Special Risks - Special Risks - Large wineries
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 203 & 213
VHF Radio Channel: 58, 34, 57
HF Frequency: VKS737 net - Selcall 5791

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 4 Responses
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 25.00% 8 Hrs 38.10%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 1 25.00% 4 Hrs 19.05%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 2 50.00% 9 Hrs 42.86%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 4 21 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 15 3069 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 2 9 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 4 1468 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 1 2 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 1 3 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 1 36 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5304 5307 5308 5310 5311 5330 5331 5332 5333 5340 5341 5342 5343 5344 5345 5346
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
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Caliph, SA
Calperum Station, SA
Cobdogla, SA
Devlins Pound, SA
Gerard, SA
Glossop, SA
Gurra Gurra, SA
Kingston-On-Murray, SA
Kringin, SA
Loveday, SA
Lyrup, SA
Maggea, SA
Mantung, SA
Meribah, SA
Monash, SA
Moorook, SA
Moorook South, SA
Mundic Creek, SA
Murtho, SA
New Residence, SA
Old Calperum, SA
Overland Corner, SA
Paringa, SA
Paruna, SA
Peebinga, SA
Pike River, SA
Pyap, SA
Taldra, SA
Taplan, SA
Veitch, SA
Wappilka, SA
Wigley Flat, SA
Winkie, SA
Wonuarra, SA
Woodleigh, SA
Woolpunda, SA
Wunkar, SA
Yamba, SA
Yinkanie, SA

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