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Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, December 12, 2021

Challenger Ambulance
Challenger Ambulance     -     Picture by Wayne Ellard
Challenger QRV
Challenger QRV     -     Picture by Wayne Ellard

Comments On Station Industrial brigade, responsible for area under control of Challenger Gold Mine
Mine mothballed, March 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Established: 2013

Contact Information
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Physical Location Commonwealth Hill, Tarcoola SA
GPS Latitude: -29.880220 Longitude: 133.600343
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address C/- PO Box 159,
Export Park SA 5950

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits Must be an employee / contractor of Challenger Gold Mines
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Vertical Rescue - Rescue from Heights
Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 12 sets
BA Compressor
Firefighting Foam - 2400 Litres
Medical Equipment
Medical Oxygen equipment
RCR Heavy / Light - 2 set(s)
Rope Rescue
Rescue Litter
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Arid Regions - Semi-desert areas of inland Australia
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Special Risks - Special Risks - Mine - underground & open cut
Communications :

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2017-18 - 1 Responses
Grass Or Stubble Fire 1 100.00% 98 Hrs 100.00%
Total Incidents for 2017-18 1 98 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Commonwealth Hill, SA

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