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SA Country Fire Service Station

Kangaroo Island Group

Information on this station was last updated on Saturday, December 9, 2023

Kangaroo Island Group base - at Parndana Station
Kangaroo Island Group base - at Parndana Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
KI BW11     -     Picture by Damon Wade
KI BW12     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
KI Car 2
KI Car 2     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
KI Car 1
KI Car 1     -     Picture by Geoff Kay
KI Car 3
KI Car 3     -     Picture by Damon Wade
KI Logistics
KI Logistics     -     Picture by Damon Wade

Comments On Station Based at Parndana Station
New Car 2 delivered April 2020
Refurbished BW12 delivered Dec 2020
New Car 3 delivered May 2021

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    American River
    Haines / MacGillivray
    Kangaroo Island Group
    Penneshaw and District
    PF Olsen Forestry
    Western Districts
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Established: 1988

Contact Information
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Physical Location 42 Smith Street, Parndana SA
CFS Map Book Map: KI 75, 042370
GPS Latitude: -35.789647 Longitude: 137.260469
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8559 6192
Postal Address PO Box 816, Kingscote SA 5223

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Kangaroo Island Car 2 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: S878AQB
KI Aviation Trailer Air Operations Support
Make and Model: Treg
Registration Number: TQO957
KI BW11 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu Giga CXY Premium
Comments: Based at Kingscote Station
Water Capacity: 10800 Litres
Registration Number: S003AQU
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
KI BW12 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ1400
Comments: Based at Penneshaw Station
Water Capacity: 12200 Litres
Registration Number: XQN100
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
KI Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQO349
Equipment: GPS
KI Car 3 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Ford Ranger XL
Registration Number: S059AQS
KI Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: XQO336
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Fire Bomber Support - Aircraft Refilling
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
Road Crash Rescue - Road Crash Rescue
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 12 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 4 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 680 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 11 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 3 unit(s)
Road Crash Rescue
Thermal Imaging Camera
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 130 & 131
VHF Radio Channel: 72, 73, 77
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2022-23 - 1 Responses
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 100.00% 5 Hrs 100.00%
Total Incidents for 2022-23 1 5 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2021-22 8 276 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-21 1
Total Incidents for 2014-15 1 128 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 2 124 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 1 361 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 7 151 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 1
Total Incidents for 2004-05 1 1 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 1 56 Hrs
Total Incidents for 1999-00 1
Total Incidents for 1998-99 7
Total Incidents for 1997-98 1

Post Codes
In Response Area
5220 5221 5222 5223
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
American Beach,
American River, SA
Antechamber Bay, SA
Ballast Head,
Baudin Beach, SA
Bay of Shoals,
Birchmore, SA
Brown Beach, SA
Brownlow KI,
Cape Borda,
Cassini, SA
Cuttlefish Bay,
Cygnet River, SA
De Mole River,
DEstrees Bay,
Dudley East, SA
Dudley West, SA
Emu Bay, SA
Flinders Chase, SA
Gosse, SA
Haines, SA
Island Beach, SA
Kangaroo Head,
Karatta, SA
Kingscote, SA
Kohinoor, SA
MacGillivray, SA
Menzies, SA
Middle River,
Nepean Bay,
Newland, SA
North Cape,
Parndana, SA
Pelican Lagoon, SA
Penneshaw, SA
Porky Flat,
Sapphiretown, SA
Seal Bay, SA
Seddon, SA
Stokes Bay, SA
Stunsail Boom, SA
Vivonne Bay, SA
Western River, SA
Willson River,
Wisanger, SA

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