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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Roxby Downs

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, August 17, 2018

Roxby Station
Roxby Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Roxby 34P
Roxby 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Pastoral Logistics
Pastoral Logistics     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Roxby Hazmat Trailer
Roxby Hazmat Trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Roxby QRV
Roxby QRV     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Roxby URP
Roxby URP     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Co-located with SES.
New 34P delivered December 2011
New QRV delivered April 2013

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Established: 1987

Contact Information
Physical Location Olympic Way, Roxby Downs SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: Ref: 059124
GPS Lattitude: -30.557426 Longitude: 136.892709
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8671 3158
Fax (08) 8671 1014
Postal Address PO Box 225,
Roxby Downs SA 5725
E-mail Roxby Downs CFS - roxbydownscfs@bigpond.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesday 7.15 pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend on a training night, or contact the Captain, Anthony Alcock 0439 641 675
Advice to Cadets Please attend on a training night, or contact the Captain, Anthony Alcock 0439 641 675 Cadets from 12 years accepted

Vehicles & Appliances
Pastoral Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S414AQG
Equipment: GPS
Roxby 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB295
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
GPS
Roxby Hazmat Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: RV Trailers
Registration Number: S261TQA
Equipment: Hazmat
Generator
Quick Fill Pump
Roxby QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Nissan Patrol
Water Capacity: 550 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S592AQK
Equipment: GPS
Roxby URP Urban Rural Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQN024
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Hazmat
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Airport / Airstrip - Aviation Airports and Airstrips
Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
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 - 8 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 500 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 4 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Arid Regions - Semi-desert areas of inland Australia
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 070
VHF Radio Channel: 1,2,3
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2017-18 - 64 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. 1 1.56% 3 Hrs 0.39%
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle 2 3.13% 3 Hrs 0.39%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 10 15.63% 21 Hrs 2.72%
Assist Other Agencies 11 17.19% 38 Hrs 4.92%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 4 6.25% 11 Hrs 1.42%
Building Fire 3 4.69% 13 Hrs 1.68%
Building Fire - Content Only 1 1.56% 2 Hrs 0.26%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 1 1.56% 4 Hrs 0.52%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 3 4.69% 5 Hrs 0.65%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 3 4.69% 2 Hrs 0.26%
Good Intent Call 1 1.56% 5 Hrs 0.65%
Hazardous Material 1 1.56% 6 Hrs 0.78%
Heat Related And Electrical 1 1.56% 4 Hrs 0.52%
Heat/Thermal Detector Operated, No Fire, Heat From Source 1 1.56% 3 Hrs 0.39%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 1 1.56% 5 Hrs 0.65%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 6 9.38% 30 Hrs 3.88%
Other (Outside Fire) 2 3.13% 9 Hrs 1.16%
Outside Fire (Not Rubbish)/Goodwill Bins 1 1.56% 2 Hrs 0.26%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 1.56% 3 Hrs 0.39%
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 4.69% 430 Hrs 55.63%
Tree Down 1 1.56% 4 Hrs 0.52%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 6 9.38% 170 Hrs 21.99%
Total Incidents for 2017-18 64 773 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 54 536 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 57 826 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 47 771 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 62 2574 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 54 782 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 76 1346 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 61 433 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 57 175 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 41 118 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 54 289 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 75 414 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 52 365 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 44 350 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 50 350 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 48 277 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 42 192 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 39
Total Incidents for 1999-00 49
Total Incidents for 1998-99 48
Total Incidents for 1997-98 26

Post Codes
In Response Area
5720 5725
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Billa Kalina, SA
Olympic Dam, SA
Purple Downs, SA
Roxby Downs, SA

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