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SA Country Fire Service Station

Wharminda

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, March 12, 2021

Wharminda Station
Wharminda Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wharminda 34
Wharminda 34     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree

Comments On Station New station officially opened, April 2012
Refurbished 34 delivered February 2019

Station Information
Region : Region 6
Group : Eastern Eyre Group

Contact Information
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Physical Location Cnr Masters Rd and Wharminda Road, Wharminda SA
CFS Map Book Map: EP 3256, 146418
GPS Latitude: -33.958269 Longitude: 136.241311
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address RSD 1150,
Arno Bay SA 5603

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Darren Millard
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Wharminda 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQB420
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 010
VHF Radio Channel: 55, 57, 50
UHF CB Radio Channel: 10

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 4 Responses
Grain / Crop Fire 1 25.00% 6 Hrs 3.68%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 50.00% 6 Hrs 3.68%
Haystack 1 25.00% 151 Hrs 92.64%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 4 163 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 5 135 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 4 551 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 3 514 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 2 20 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 7 117 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 8 34 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 3 32 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 3 29 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 3 44 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 2 13 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 3 50 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 2 11 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 1 2 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 3 102 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 4 216 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 8 358 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 5 59 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 1 19 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 3 31 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 8
Total Incidents for 1999-00 1
Total Incidents for 1998-99 7
Total Incidents for 1997-98 7

Post Codes
In Response Area
5603
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Verran, SA
Wharminda, SA

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