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SA Country Fire Service Station

Tatiara Group

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tatiara Group base - at Bordertown Station
Tatiara Group base - at Bordertown Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Tatiara Group dry firefighting station - at Keith
Tatiara Group dry firefighting station - at Keith     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Tatiara 34
Tatiara 34     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Tatiara BW12
Tatiara BW12     -     Picture by Scott Murray
Tatiara Car 2
Tatiara Car 2     -     Picture by Andrew Horwood
Tatiara Air Support Trailer
Tatiara Air Support Trailer     -     Picture by Wayne Klitscher
Tatiara Car 1
Tatiara Car 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Tatiara Logistics
Tatiara Logistics     -     Picture by Jason Kleinig
Tatiara BA Trailer
Tatiara BA Trailer     -     Picture by Wayne Klitscher
Mad Rabbit Trailer
Mad Rabbit Trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Tatiara Alpha Skidder
Tatiara Alpha Skidder     -     Picture by Jason Kleinig
Tatiara Support
Tatiara Support     -     Picture by Mark Harding
Tatiara Bravo Skidder
Tatiara Bravo Skidder     -     Picture by Jason Kleinig

Comments On Station Based at Bordertown Stn
Moved into new station to house dry firefighting equipment at Keith, Nov 2014
New Logistics delivered November 2014
Refurbished BW12 delivered Dec 2020

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Tatiara Group
    Western Flat
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 5

Contact Information
Physical Location North Terrace, Bordertown SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: RMM 45 Ref: 792818
GPS Latitude: -36.308196 Longitude: 140.769240
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8752 1152
Fax (08) 8752 0426
Postal Address PO Box 212,
Bordertown SA 5268
E-mail Tatiara Group -

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Tatiara 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Osprey 700 GT
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Registration Number: XQO257
Tatiara Air Support Trailer Air Operations Support
Make and Model:
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Quick Fill Pump
Tatiara Alpha Skidder Special Purpose Vehicle
Make and Model: Cat 525C
Tatiara Bravo Skidder Special Purpose Vehicle
Make and Model: John Deere
Registration Number: GVP432
Tatiara BW12 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ1400
Water Capacity: 12200 Litres
Registration Number: XQN105
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Tatiara Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Hilux SR
Registration Number: S682BQA
Equipment: GPS
Tatiara Car 2 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Hilux
Registration Number: S071BQB
Tatiara Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Ford Ranger
Registration Number: S737AQO
Tatiara mad rabbit Special Purpose Vehicle
Make and Model: Robe Engineering
Registration Number: TQP186
Tatiara Support Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Hino Kestrel
Registration Number: XQO279

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 - 20 sets
Chainsaw - 3 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 2 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 500 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 3 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 3 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Specialist Equipment - 1 unit - Retardant Mixing Plant and Bomber Re-fill Equipment
Rescue Litter
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
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: 230
VHF Radio Channel: 89, 1, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 1 Responses
Grass or stubble fire 1 100.00% 746 Hrs 100.00%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 1 746 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 1 6 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 1 10 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 4 41 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 8 233 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 2 394 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 3 218 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 3 43 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 1
Total Incidents for 2002-03 1 6 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5267 5268 5269 5270 5302
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Bangham, SA
Bordertown, SA
Bordertown South, SA
Buckingham, SA
Cannawigara, SA
Carew, SA
Custon, SA
Keith, SA
Kongal, SA
Laffer, SA
Makin, SA
McCallum, SA
Mundulla, SA
Mundulla West, SA
Ngarkat, SA
Padthaway, SA
Petherick, SA
Pine Hill, SA
Pooginagoric, SA
Senior, SA
Shaugh, SA
Sherwood, SA
Swede Flat, SA
Western Flat, SA
Willalooka, SA
Wirrega, SA
Wolseley, SA

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