South Australian Country Fire Service Promotions Unit

Raising awareness of the roles, training and activities of CFS Volunteers state-wide

 

SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Karkoo

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, December 16, 2021

Karkoo Station
Karkoo Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Karkoo 34
Karkoo 34     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree

Comments On Station Moved into new station, October 2011
Refurbished 34 delivered November 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 6
Group : Lower Eyre Peninsula Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 7 Archie Griffiths Rd, Karkoo SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: EP 220 Ref: 674340
GPS Latitude: -34.031944 Longitude: 135.731225
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8676 6068
Postal Address RSD 746412,
Karkoo, via Cummins SA 5631

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Reece Modra
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Karkoo 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: XQN165
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 014
VHF Radio Channel: 45, 46, 58
UHF CB Radio Channel: 20

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2020-2021 - 4 Responses
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 25.00% N/A
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 50.00% 61 Hrs 70.93%
Harvesting Machinery Fire 1 25.00% 25 Hrs 29.07%
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 4 86 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 1
Total Incidents for 2018-19 2 58 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 1
Total Incidents for 2016-17 1
Total Incidents for 2015-16 4
Total Incidents for 2014-15 7 29 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 2
Total Incidents for 2012-13 1
Total Incidents for 2011-12 1
Total Incidents for 2010-11 4 44 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 2 23 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 1 10 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 4 123 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 7 157 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 4 35 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 10 201 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 3 8 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 8 66 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 6
Total Incidents for 1999-00 1
Total Incidents for 1998-99 2
Total Incidents for 1997-98 2

Post Codes
In Response Area
5607 5632
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Brooker, SA
Karkoo, SA
Mitchell, SA
Tooligie, SA

Update Station Details