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SA Country Fire Service Station

Orroroo

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

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

Comments On Station Also Group base for Black Rock Group

New 24P appliance delivered October 2004

New 34 appliance delivered February 2009


Station Information
Region : Region 4
Group : Black Rock Group
Established: 1953

Contact Information
Physical Location 12172 RM Williams Highway (Jamestown Rd), Orroroo SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: SFR 401 Ref: 766757
GPS Latitude: -32.735998 Longitude: 138.617819
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8658 1425
Fax (08) 8658 1423
Postal Address PO Box 39,
Orroroo SA 5431
E-mail Orroroo CFS - orroroocfs@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month 7.00 pm, Cadets Wednesdays
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Sam Gibb, or attend station on a training night.
Advice to Cadets Wednesdays from 6.30pm - 8.30 pm Please contact the Captain, Sam Gibb, or attend on a training night

Vehicles & Appliances
Orroroo 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: XQB153
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
GPS
Orroroo 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQO444
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Airport / Airstrip - Aviation Airports and Airstrips
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 - 2 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 100 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 064 & 047
VHF Radio Channel: 13, 23, 50
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 12 Responses
Alarm activation due to poor building maint-dust,cobwebs,insects - 766 1 8.33% 3 Hrs 0.77%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 1 8.33% N/A
Fip activated - atu not activated management rang/bell ringing - 772 1 8.33% 1 Hrs 0.26%
Grass or stubble fire 1 8.33% N/A
Hazardous material 1 8.33% N/A
Mobile property / vehicle 1 8.33% 10 Hrs 2.55%
Scrub and grass fire 1 8.33% 75 Hrs 19.13%
Tree down 1 8.33% 2 Hrs 0.51%
Tree fire 1 8.33% 158 Hrs 40.31%
Vehicle accident / no injury 1 8.33% 2 Hrs 0.51%
Vehicle accident with injuries 2 16.67% 141 Hrs 35.97%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 12 392 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 9 246 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 6 78 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 21 616 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 15 462 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 13 210 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 14 3391 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 15 392 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 16 434 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 3 206 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 7 747 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 10 467 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 11 127 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 7 150 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 24 1683 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 20 316 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 15 452 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 23 1655 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 20 491 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 12
Total Incidents for 1999-00 9
Total Incidents for 1998-99 5
Total Incidents for 1997-98 8

Post Codes
In Response Area
5422 5431
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Black Rock, SA
Coomooroo, SA
Erskine, SA
Johnburgh, SA
Minburra Station, SA
Morchard, SA
Orroroo, SA
Tarcowie, SA
Walloway, SA
Willowie, SA

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