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SA Country Fire Service Station

Virginia

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

Virginia Station
Virginia Station     -     Picture by Steve Schueler
Virginia 44
Virginia 44     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Virginia 34P
Virginia 34P     -     Picture by Virginia CFS
Virginia Logistics
Virginia Logistics     -     Picture by Nicole Viant
Virginia Tanker
Virginia Tanker     -     Picture by Steve Schueler
Virginia Trailer
Virginia Trailer     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New 34P delivered September 2016
New 44 delivered October 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Para Group
Established: 1953

Contact Information
Physical Location Leach Street, Virginia SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 177A Ref: 767612
UBD Map: 39 Ref: E9
GPS Latitude: -34.667788 Longitude: 138.562730
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8380 9319
Fax (08) 8380 9830
Postal Address PO Box 289,
Virginia SA 5120
E-mail Virginia CFS - virgcfs@bigpond.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 7:00pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend the Station any training night
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Virginia 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S343AQN
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Generator
Virginia 44 4WD, 4000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260 Crew
Water Capacity: 4000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S064BQB
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
Virginia Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Hilux LN111R
Registration Number: XQB917
Equipment:
Virginia Tanker Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Mitsubishi FV458
Water Capacity: 12800 Litres
Registration Number: XQB918
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
GPS
Virginia Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Modern
Registration Number: S158TQA
Equipment: Generator
Quick Fill Pump

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 - 4 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 200 Litres
Portable Generator - 3 unit(s)
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 102 & 082
VHF Radio Channel: 41, 50, 51
UHF CB Radio Channel: 30

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 229 Responses
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities - 765 4 1.75% 5 Hrs 0.06%
Alarm activation due to poor building maint-dust,cobwebs,insects - 766 1 0.44% 4 Hrs 0.05%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 1 0.44% 3 Hrs 0.04%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 7 3.06% 6 Hrs 0.08%
Animal rescue 4 1.75% 3 Hrs 0.04%
Assist other agencies 5 2.18% 288 Hrs 3.69%
Building fire - structure & content 1 0.44% 25 Hrs 0.32%
Building fire - structure only 2 0.87% 52 Hrs 0.67%
Chemical spill or leak 1 0.44% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Detector suspected malfunction - 747 1 0.44% N/A
Did not arrive (stop call) 12 5.24% 144 Hrs 1.84%
Excessive heat, overheat, scorch burns - no ignition 1 0.44% 5 Hrs 0.06%
Fip - reset prior to arrival by management - 730 2 0.87% 62 Hrs 0.79%
Good intent call 3 1.31% 89 Hrs 1.14%
Grass or stubble fire 28 12.23% 1,006 Hrs 12.89%
Investigation (smoke) 4 1.75% 63 Hrs 0.81%
Mobile property / vehicle 12 5.24% 588 Hrs 7.53%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 13 5.68% 885 Hrs 11.34%
Mobile property fire - road transport vehicle 4 1.75% 32 Hrs 0.41%
Odour or gas leak 1 0.44% 4 Hrs 0.05%
Oil or other combustible liquid spill 1 0.44% 53 Hrs 0.68%
Other (outside fire) 1 0.44% 7 Hrs 0.09%
Outside fire (not rubbish)/goodwill bins 2 0.87% 13 Hrs 0.17%
Rubbish bin 2 0.87% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Rubbish fire 12 5.24% 459 Hrs 5.88%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 7 3.06% 546 Hrs 7.00%
Scrub and grass fire 5 2.18% 465 Hrs 5.96%
Sprinkler water pressure fluctuations/equipment fault - 734 1 0.44% 18 Hrs 0.23%
Steam vapour, fog or dust thought to be smoke 1 0.44% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Threat to burn 1 0.44% 194 Hrs 2.49%
Tree down 3 1.31% 3 Hrs 0.04%
Vehicle accident / no injury 43 18.78% 1,681 Hrs 21.54%
Vehicle accident rescue 11 4.80% 146 Hrs 1.87%
Vehicle accident with injuries 31 13.54% 947 Hrs 12.13%
Wrong location 1 0.44% 3 Hrs 0.04%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 229 7,805 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 348 6332 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 248 2369 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 254 1344 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 229 1971 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 188 1776 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 243 2611 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 261 1635 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 203 1225 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 190 932 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 165 1351 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 178 1428 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 172 1482 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 173 1590 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 151 1643 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 131 1287 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 131 1129 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 127 1664 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 162 3359 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 128
Total Incidents for 1999-00 93
Total Incidents for 1998-99 88
Total Incidents for 1997-98 94

Post Codes
In Response Area
5110 5120 5121
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Buckland Park, SA
Penfield, SA
Penfield Gardens, SA
Virginia, SA
Waterloo Corner, SA

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