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Mount Remarkable Group

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, March 12, 2021

Mount Remarkable Group base - at Melrose Station
Mount Remarkable Group base - at Melrose Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Mount Remarkable BW11
Mount Remarkable BW11     -     Picture by Jason Kleemann
Mount Remarkable Car 1
Mount Remarkable Car 1     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Mount Remarkable Logistics
Mount Remarkable Logistics     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Mount Remarkable trailer
Mount Remarkable trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Changed name from Melrose Group to Mount Remarkable Group July 2004
Moved into new station at Melrose July 2006
New Logistics vehicle delivered Dec 2012
New Car 1 delivered Jan 2020

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Appila
    Booleroo Centre
    Melrose
    Mount Remarkable Group
    Port Germein
    Wilmington
    Wirrabara
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Established: 2004

Contact Information
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Physical Location 20 Nott Street, Melrose SA
CFS Map Book Map: SFR 399, 369644
GPS Latitude: -32.827370 Longitude: 138.188639
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8666 2237
Fax (08) 8666 2238
Postal Address RSD 311 Willowie,
Orroroo SA 5431
E-mail Mount Remarkable Group - mtremarkablegroup@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Mount Remarkable BW11 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu Giga CXZ Premium
Comments: Based at Melrose
Water Capacity: 10800 Litres
Registration Number: S021AQU
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Mount Remarkable Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Hilux
Registration Number: S070AQW
Equipment: GPS
Mount Remarkable Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: XQA368
Equipment: GPS
Mount Remarkable QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Comments: Based at Pt Germein
Water Capacity: 400 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S580AQC
Equipment:
Mount Remarkable Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Brooks
Registration Number: TQP139
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Quick Fill Pump

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
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 - 6 sets
Chainsaw - 4 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 700 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 11 unit(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s) - 10,000 litres
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
 
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
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 071 & 057
VHF Radio Channel: 62, 58, 3
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2004-05 - 6 Responses
Building Fire 1 16.67% 24 Hrs 12.50%
Grass or Stubble Fire 1 16.67% 7 Hrs 3.65%
Haystack 1 16.67% 5 Hrs 2.60%
Scrub and Grass Fire 2 33.33% 153 Hrs 79.69%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 1 16.67% 3 Hrs 1.56%
Total Incidents for 2004-05 6 192 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5431 5433 5480 5481 5482 5483 5485 5490 5491 5495 5700 5701
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Amyton,
Appila, SA
Bangor, SA
Baroota, SA
Booleroo Centre, SA
Bruce, SA
Caltowie North, SA
Germein Bay, SA
Hammond, SA
Hornsdale, SA
Mambray Creek, SA
Melrose, SA
Miranda, SA
Murray Town, SA
Nectar Brook, SA
Port Germein, SA
Telowie, SA
Willowie, SA
Wilmington, SA
Wirrabara, SA
Wongyarra, SA
Woolundunga, SA

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