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SA Country Fire Service Station

Karoonda

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Karoonda Station
Karoonda Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Karoonda 34P
Karoonda 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Karoonda 24
Karoonda 24     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34P appliance delivered November 2007

Station Information
Region : Region 3
Group : Mallee Group
Established: 1950

Contact Information
Physical Location Stokes Road, Karoonda SA
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CFS Map Book Map: RMM 126 Ref: 990160
GPS Lattitude: -35.094963 Longitude: 139.889957
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8578 1233
Fax (08) 8578 1370
Postal Address PO Box 122,
Karoonda SA 5307

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 1900 Hrs (7.00pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night, or contact the Captain, Stephen Golding
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Karoonda 24 4WD, 2000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino FT
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: VVR615
Equipment:
Karoonda 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB634
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : 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 - 4 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 160 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 204
VHF Radio Channel: 46, 55, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2016-17 - 33 Responses
Combustible / Flammable Leak 1 3.03% 5 Hrs 1.71%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 3 9.09% 10 Hrs 3.42%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management 1 3.03% 1 Hrs 0.34%
Grain / Crop Fire 1 3.03% 29 Hrs 9.93%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 8 24.24% 134 Hrs 45.89%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 4 12.12% 27 Hrs 9.25%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 1 3.03% 5 Hrs 1.71%
Tree Down 1 3.03% 4 Hrs 1.37%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 7 21.21% 39 Hrs 13.36%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 2 6.06% 25 Hrs 8.56%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 4 12.12% 13 Hrs 4.45%
Total Incidents for 2016-17 33 292 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 16 174 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 28 426 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 24 446 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 27 363 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 16 233 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 25 430 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 17 428 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 17 170 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 26 722 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 21 625 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 24 523 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 18 393 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 25 234 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 16 416 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 19 120 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 25
Total Incidents for 1999-00 18
Total Incidents for 1998-99 40
Total Incidents for 1997-98 36

Post Codes
In Response Area
5307 5309
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Borrika, SA
Karoonda, SA
Sandalwood, SA

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