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SA Country Fire Service Station

Coober Pedy

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

Coober Pedy Station
Coober Pedy Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Coober Pedy 34P
Coober Pedy 34P     -     Picture by Phil Tapscott
Coober Pedy A34P
Coober Pedy A34P     -     Picture by Bianca Tucker
Coober Pedy BW5
Coober Pedy BW5     -     Picture by Bianca Tucker
Coober Pedy Hazmat Trailer
Coober Pedy Hazmat Trailer     -     Picture by Andy Francis
Pastoral Logistics 2
Pastoral Logistics 2     -     Picture by Andy Francis

Comments On Station New 34P appliance delivered October 2005
New A34P delivered December 2017

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Established: 1976

Contact Information
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Physical Location 502 Hutchinson Street, Coober Pedy SA
CFS Map Book Map: , 476791
GPS Latitude: -29.004856 Longitude: 134.756199
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8672 3651
Fax (08) 8672 5904
Postal Address PO Box 1009,
Coober Pedy SA 5723

How To Join
Training Occurs Second & Fourth Wednesdays - 7:00pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please attend station on a training night

Vehicles & Appliances
Coober Pedy 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: VQX291
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
GPS
Coober Pedy A34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S117AQS
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Hazmat
Lighting
GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Coober Pedy BW5 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FSR500
Water Capacity: 5000 Litres
Registration Number: XQA445
Equipment: GPS
Coober Pedy Hazmat trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Home made
Registration Number: TQP148
Equipment: Hazmat
Pastoral Logistics 2 Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S669AQM
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
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 - 8 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 120 Litres
GPS - 4 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Arid Regions - Semi-desert areas of inland Australia
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 073
VHF Radio Channel: 7
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29
HF Frequency: 5945 - Selcall 7965 & 7966

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 92 Responses
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 1 1.09% 2 Hrs 0.26%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 2 2.17% N/A
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 2 2.17% 4 Hrs 0.53%
Animal Rescue 4 4.35% 18 Hrs 2.38%
Assist Other Agencies 39 42.39% 184 Hrs 24.37%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 2 2.17% 68 Hrs 9.01%
Building Fire - Content Only 1 1.09% 4 Hrs 0.53%
Confined Space Rescue 1 1.09% 5 Hrs 0.66%
Cover Assignment 3 3.26% 52 Hrs 6.89%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 8 8.70% 23 Hrs 3.05%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 2 2.17% 17 Hrs 2.25%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 3 3.26% 6 Hrs 0.79%
Flood 3 3.26% 11 Hrs 1.46%
Good Intent Call 6 6.52% 11 Hrs 1.46%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 2.17% 4 Hrs 0.53%
Hazardous Material 1 1.09% 31 Hrs 4.11%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 1.09% 15 Hrs 1.99%
Rubbish Fire 1 1.09% 1 Hrs 0.13%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 1.09% 2 Hrs 0.26%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 4 4.35% 38 Hrs 5.03%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 1.09% 230 Hrs 30.46%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 4 4.35% 29 Hrs 3.84%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 92 755 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 98 1548 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 101 2932 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 81 2985 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 65 1819 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 71 222 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 65 280 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 79 501 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 92 1582 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 86 695 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 62 567 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 51 285 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 32 103 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 40 230 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 35 172 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 47 193 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 49 308 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 48 310 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 63 205 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 68 336 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 28 245 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 22
Total Incidents for 1999-00 12
Total Incidents for 1998-99 27
Total Incidents for 1997-98 14

Post Codes
In Response Area
5723
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Anna Creek, SA
Coober Pedy, SA
Ingomar, SA
McDouall Peak, SA
Mount Barry, SA
Mount Willoughby, SA

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