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SA Country Fire Service Station

Gumeracha Group

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, July 2, 2021

Gumeracha Group Base
Gumeracha Group Base     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Gumeracha Bw11
Gumeracha Bw11     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Gumeracha Car 1
Gumeracha Car 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Gumeracha Compressor Trailer
Gumeracha Compressor Trailer     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Gumeracha Logistics
Gumeracha Logistics     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New Car 1 delivered July 2012
New BW11 delivered May 2018 - based at Kersbrook Station

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Birdwood
    Cudlee Creek
    Forreston
    Gumeracha
    Gumeracha Group
    Hermitage
    Kersbrook
    Mount Torrens
    Paracombe
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 2

Contact Information
Physical Location Victoria Street, Gumeracha SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149D Ref: 064443
GPS Latitude: -34.825719 Longitude: 138.883514
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8189 1087
Fax (08) 8189 1093
Postal Address 67 Synbank Rd,
Kersbrook SA 5231
E-mail Gumeracha Group - gumerachagroupadmin@bigpond.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesdays
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Gumeracha BW11 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu Giga CXZ Premium
Water Capacity: 10800 Litres
Registration Number: S067AQS
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Gumeracha Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQA341
Equipment: GPS
Gumeracha Compressor Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: JR Collins
Registration Number: TQO205
Equipment: BA Compressor
Gumeracha Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S409AQG
Equipment: Thermal Imaging Camera
Gumeracha Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Kessner
Registration Number: YCT854
Equipment:

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Fire Bomber Support - Aircraft Refilling
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
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 - 14 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 7 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 7 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 600 Litres
Portable Generator - 7 unit(s)
GPS - 13 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 6 set(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 2 unit(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
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
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 098 & 078
VHF Radio Channel: 58, 62, 63

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 46 Responses
Building fire 1 2.17% 16 Hrs 0.13%
Building fire - structure & content 1 2.17% 12 Hrs 0.10%
Building weakend or collapsed 1 2.17% 15 Hrs 0.12%
Cover assignment 1 2.17% 9 Hrs 0.07%
Grass or stubble fire 3 6.52% 727 Hrs 5.90%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 2.17% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 1 2.17% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Scrub and grass fire 37 80.43% 11,545 Hrs 93.66%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 46 12,326 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 12 3974 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 14 346 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 1 2 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 14 7886 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 3 318 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 1 4 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 1 171 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 2 1 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 1 20 Hrs
Total Incidents for 1997-98 2

Post Codes
In Response Area
5131 5132 5133 5231 5232 5233 5234 5235 5236 5244 5351
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Birdwood, SA
Chain of Ponds,
Cromer,
Cudlee Creek, SA
Forreston, SA
Gumeracha, SA
Houghton, SA
Inglewood, SA
Kenton Valley, SA
Kersbrook, SA
Lower Hermitage,
Millbrook,
Mount Crawford, SA
Mount Torrens, SA
Paracombe,
Tungkillo, SA
Upper Hermitage, SA

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