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SA Country Fire Service Station

Wakefield Plains Group

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

Wakefield Plains Group base - at Balaklava Station
Wakefield Plains Group base - at Balaklava Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wakefield Plains BW13
Wakefield Plains BW13     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wakefield Plains Car 1
Wakefield Plains Car 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wakefield Plains Trailer
Wakefield Plains Trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wakefield Plains Logistics
Wakefield Plains Logistics     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Based at Balaklava Station
New BW13 delivered January 2011
Moved into new station May 2011
New Car 1 delivered October 2018

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Alma
    Avon
    Balaklava
    Hamley Bridge
    Mount Templeton
    Nantawarra
    Owen
    Port Wakefield
    Wakefield Plains Group
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Established: 1987

Contact Information
Physical Location 10a Edith Terrace, Balaklava SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 234 Ref: 615185
GPS Latitude: -34.146105 Longitude: 138.412480
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8862 1471
Fax (08) 8862 1282
Postal Address 5 Light St,
Hamley Bridge SA 5401

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Wakefield Plains BW13 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ1400
Water Capacity: 13000 Litres
Registration Number: XQN101
Equipment:
Wakefield Plains Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Ford Ranger
Registration Number: S047AQS
Equipment: GPS
Defibrillation Equipment
Wakefield Plains Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S574AQK
Equipment:
Wakefield Plains Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Arrow
Registration Number: TQP134
Equipment: Lighting
Generator
Floating Collar Dam: 1
Quick Fill Pump

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
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 - 14 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 5 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 3 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 640 Litres
Portable Generator - 5 unit(s)
GPS
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 5 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump
RCR Heavy / Light - 2 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Special Risks - Special Risks - Grain silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 104 & 084
VHF Radio Channel: 29, 31, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 5 Responses
Assist other agencies 1 20.00% 1 Hrs 0.04%
Scrub and grass fire 4 80.00% 2,266 Hrs 99.96%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 5 2,267 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 1 2 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 6 10 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 6 10 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 2 7 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 1 7 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 1 8 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 1 4 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 1 1 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 18 54 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 1 4 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 2
Total Incidents for 2000-01 3
Total Incidents for 1998-99 2
Total Incidents for 1997-98 6

Post Codes
In Response Area
5371 5400 5401 5410 5460 5461 5501 5502 5550
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Alma, SA
Avon, SA
Balaklava, SA
Barabba, SA
Beaufort, SA
Bowillia, SA
Bowmans, SA
Calomba, SA
Dalkey, SA
Erith, SA
Goyder, SA
Grace Plains, SA
Halbury, SA
Hamley Bridge, SA
Hoskin Corner, SA
Inkerman, SA
Kallora, SA
Linwood, SA
Long Plains, SA
Lower Light, SA
Magdala,
Middle Beach, SA
Morn Hill,
Mount Templeton, SA
Nantawarra, SA
Owen, SA
Pinery, SA
Port Wakefield, SA
Proof Range, SA
Saints, SA
Salter Springs, SA
Stockport, SA
Stockyard Creek, SA
Stow, SA
Watchman, SA
Whitwarta, SA
Wild Horse Plains, SA
Windsor, SA
Woods, SA

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