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SA Country Fire Service Station

Virginia

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

Virginia Station
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Virginia 34P
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Virginia 44
Virginia 44     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Virginia Logistics
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Virginia Catering Trailer
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Virginia Trailer
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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
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Physical Location Leach Street, Virginia SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 177A, 767612
UBD Map: 39, E9
GPS Latitude: -34.667788 Longitude: 138.562730
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 Catering Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model:
Comments: BBQ Trailer
Registration Number: YAX068
Equipment:
Virginia Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Hilux LN111R
Registration Number: XQB917
Equipment:
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 2021-2022 - 252 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. - 762 1 0.40% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 6 2.38% 53 Hrs 0.57%
Alarm Activation Due To Poor Building Maint-Dust,Cobwebs,Insects - 766 1 0.40% 3 Hrs 0.03%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions - 702 3 1.19% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 2 0.79% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 3 1.19% 48 Hrs 0.52%
Assist Other Agencies 1 0.40% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Building Fire 3 1.19% 109 Hrs 1.18%
Building Fire - Content Only 3 1.19% 12 Hrs 0.13%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 0.79% 113 Hrs 1.22%
Building Weakend Or Collapsed 1 0.40% 116 Hrs 1.26%
Chemical Spill Or Leak 2 0.79% 151 Hrs 1.64%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) - 756 2 0.79% 4 Hrs 0.04%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 8 3.17% 22 Hrs 0.24%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 14 5.56% 184 Hrs 1.99%
Failure To Notify When Testing Or Incorrect Test By Service Comp - 763 1 0.40% 3 Hrs 0.03%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 6 2.38% 173 Hrs 1.88%
Fip Activated - Atu Not Activated Management Rang/Bell Ringing - 772 1 0.40% 5 Hrs 0.05%
Flood 4 1.59% 239 Hrs 2.59%
Good Intent Call 2 0.79% 31 Hrs 0.34%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 13 5.16% 837 Hrs 9.07%
Haystack 1 0.40% 9 Hrs 0.10%
Hazardous Material 1 0.40% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Investigation (Smoke) 4 1.59% 335 Hrs 3.63%
Major Fuel Or Oil Spill 1 0.40% 6 Hrs 0.07%
Medical Assist - Cpr/Ear 1 0.40% 222 Hrs 2.41%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 14 5.56% 681 Hrs 7.38%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 10 3.97% 300 Hrs 3.25%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 4 1.59% 219 Hrs 2.37%
Odour Or Gas Leak 2 0.79% 44 Hrs 0.48%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 3 1.19% 95 Hrs 1.03%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 0.40% 3 Hrs 0.03%
Other Assistance 3 1.19% 44 Hrs 0.48%
Power Line Down 2 0.79% 270 Hrs 2.93%
Rubbish Fire 11 4.37% 673 Hrs 7.29%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 2 0.79% 119 Hrs 1.29%
Scrub And Grass Fire 5 1.98% 215 Hrs 2.33%
Sprinkler Water Pressure Fluctuations/Equipment Fault - 734 1 0.40% 3 Hrs 0.03%
Tree Down 4 1.59% 53 Hrs 0.57%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 54 21.43% 2,258 Hrs 24.47%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 8 3.17% 349 Hrs 3.78%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 39 15.48% 1,214 Hrs 13.16%
Water Or Steam Leak 1 0.40% 3 Hrs 0.03%
Wrong Location 1 0.40% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 252 9,226 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 279 13374 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 229 7805 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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