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SA Country Fire Service Station

Horrocks Group

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Horrocks Group base - at Clare Station
Horrocks Group base - at Clare Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Horrocks BW13
Horrocks BW13     -     Picture by Daniel Baldwin
Horrocks Car 1
Horrocks Car 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Horrocks Logistics
Horrocks Logistics     -     Picture by Daniel Baldwin

Comments On Station Name change from Clare & District Group, 1996
Based at Clare Station
Moved into new Station October 2006
New BW13 delivered July 2017

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Clare
    Horrocks Group
    Mintaro
    Sevenhill / Penwortham
    Watervale
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Established: 1996

Contact Information
Physical Location 46 New Road, Clare SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: Ref: 793535
GPS Latitude: -33.829858 Longitude: 138.615679
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8842 1758
Fax (08) 8842 1528
Postal Address PO Box 810,
Clare SA 5453
E-mail Horrocks Group - horrocks@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Horrocks BW13 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ1400
Water Capacity: 13000 Litres
Registration Number: S006AQS
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Horrocks Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQA340
Equipment: GPS
Defibrillation Equipment
Horrocks Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S554AQK
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
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 - 10 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 500 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 7 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
 
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
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: 099 & 079
VHF Radio Channel: 62, 73, 77

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 19 Responses
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 1 5.26% 2 Hrs 0.04%
Assist other agencies 6 31.58% 137 Hrs 3.08%
Building fire - structure only 2 10.53% 22 Hrs 0.49%
Grass or stubble fire 4 21.05% 4,136 Hrs 92.94%
Rubbish fire 1 5.26% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Scrub and grass fire 2 10.53% 138 Hrs 3.10%
Tree fire 1 5.26% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Vehicle accident / no injury 2 10.53% 9 Hrs 0.20%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 19 4,450 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 4 23 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 1 5 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 2 8 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 7 915 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 1 7 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 1 18 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 16 53 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 6 14 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 3
Total Incidents for 1999-00 5
Total Incidents for 1998-99 14
Total Incidents for 1997-98 10

Post Codes
In Response Area
5415 5452 5453 5464
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Anama, SA
Armagh, SA
Barinia,
Benbournie, SA
Clare, SA
Emu Flat, SA
Gillentown, SA
Hill River, SA
Hilltown, SA
Leasingham, SA
Mintaro, SA
Penwortham, SA
Polish Hill River, SA
Sevenhill, SA
Spring Farm, SA
Spring Gully, SA
Stanley,
Stanley Flat, SA
Watervale, SA

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