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SA Country Fire Service Station

Southern Yorke Group

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Southern Yorke Group - based at Yorketown
Southern Yorke Group - based at Yorketown     -     Picture by Stewart Germaine
Southern Yorke BW13
Southern Yorke BW13     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Southern Yorke Car 1
Southern Yorke Car 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Southern Yorke Car 2
Southern Yorke Car 2     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Southern Yorke Strike Team Trailer
Southern Yorke Strike Team Trailer     -     Picture by Stewart Germaine
Southern Yorke Logistics
Southern Yorke Logistics     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Southern Yorke Trailer
Southern Yorke Trailer     -     Picture by Stewart Germaine

Comments On Station Based at Yorketown Station
New BW13 delivered January 2011
New Car 1 delivered Sept 2011
New Logistics delivered April 2013

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Brentwood
    Corny Point
    Curramulka
    Edithburgh
    Marion Bay
    Minlaton
    Port Vincent
    Southern Yorke Group
    Stansbury
    Warooka
    Yorketown
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Established: 1996

Contact Information
Physical Location Weaners Flat Reserve, Stansbury Rd, Yorketown SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 142 Ref: 379218
GPS Latitude: -35.017241 Longitude: 137.608315
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8852 1529
Fax (08) 8852 1077
Postal Address PO Box 65,
Port Vincent SA 5581
E-mail Southern Yorke Group - sycfsgroup@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Southern Yorke BW13 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ1400
Water Capacity: 13000 Litres
Registration Number: XQN122
Equipment:
Southern Yorke Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQO319
Equipment: GPS
Southern Yorke Car 2 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: S875AQB
Equipment: GPS
Southern Yorke Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S411AQG
Equipment: GPS
Southern Yorke Strike Team Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model:
Registration Number: TW??35
Equipment:
Southern Yorke Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model:
Registration Number: TQP132
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Airport / Airstrip - Aviation Airports and Airstrips
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
Specialist Investigation - Fire Cause Investigation
ZECC - Zone Emergency Coordination Centre
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 - 18 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 3 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 3 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 740 Litres
Portable Generator - 3 unit(s)
GPS - 11 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 3 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 2 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Special Risks - Special Risks - Export Shipping facilities
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 103 & 083
VHF Radio Channel: 31, 29, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 24

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 28 Responses
Did not arrive (stop call) 2 7.14% N/A
Grain / crop fire 2 7.14% 11 Hrs 0.14%
Grass or stubble fire 9 32.14% 4,028 Hrs 50.02%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 3.57% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Scrub and grass fire 13 46.43% 4,006 Hrs 49.75%
Vehicle accident with injuries 1 3.57% 6 Hrs 0.07%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 28 8,052 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 6 221 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 6 33 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 3 5 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 5 165 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 9 15881 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 3 38 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 1 3 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 1 3 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 1 3 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 1
Total Incidents for 2008-09 1 13 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 5 190 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 1 4 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 5 132 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 5 30 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 9 106 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 3 18 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 5
Total Incidents for 1999-00 10
Total Incidents for 1998-99 15
Total Incidents for 1997-98 1

Post Codes
In Response Area
5575 5576 5577 5580 5581 5582 5583
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Brentwood, SA
Coobowie, SA
Corny Point, SA
Couch Beach, SA
Curramulka, SA
Edithburgh, SA
Foul Bay, SA
Hardwicke Bay, SA
Honiton, SA
Inneston, SA
Koolywurtie, SA
Marion Bay, SA
Minlaton, SA
Point Souttar, SA
Point Turton, SA
Port Giles, SA
Port Julia, SA
Port Rickaby, SA
Port Vincent, SA
Ramsay, SA
Sheaoak Flat, SA
Stansbury, SA
Stenhouse Bay, SA
Sultana Point, SA
The Pines, SA
Warooka, SA
White Hut, SA
Wool Bay, SA
Yorketown, SA

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