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Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby rochedalescan » Mon Oct 20, 2008 1:30 am

QFRS South Western Region (Region 3) is broken into six Areas.

Toowoomba (1), Warwick (2), Dalby (3), Goondiwindi (4), Roma (5), and Charleville (6).


Area 1 Stations.

11. Kitchener Street, Towoomba (A)

12. Anzac Avenue, Toowoomba

13. Pittsworth

14. Oakey

15. Goombungee

16. Crows Nest

17. Highfields


Area 2 Stations.

21. Warwick (A)

22. Clifton

23. Allora

24. Killarney

25. Stanthorpe

26. Wallangarra


Area 3 Stations

31. Cecil Plains

32. Dalby (A)

33. Tara

34. Jandowae

35. Chinchilla

36. Miles

37. Meandarra


Area 4 Stations

41. Goondiwindi (A)

42. Yelarbon

43. Texas

44. Millmerran

45. Dirranbandi

46. St George

47. Bollon


Area 5 Stations

51. Roma (A)

52. Injune

53. Surat

54. Wallumbilla

55. Wandoan

56. Taroom

57. Dulacca


Area 6 Stations.

61. Charleville (A)

62. Quilpie

63. Augathella

64. Mitchell

65. Cunnamulla

66. Morven

67. Mungallala


(A) denotes Area Office.

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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby QldFirey » Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:13 pm

FYI, Station staffing are as follows

311 Kitchener Street (Toowoomba) - Permanent
312 Anzac Avenue (Toowoomba) - Permanent and Auxiliary - Permanent 24x7, Auxiliary backup for Permanents.
321 Warwick - Permanent and Auxiliary. Permanents only staff Monday to Friday business hours, and are on call after
hours to backup the Auxiliary Crew who are first called after hours.

All other stations in South West are 24x7 Auxiliary Crewed.
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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby AIRMAN » Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:56 pm

Good list there, but how are the radio call signs allocated?
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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby Stretch » Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:04 pm

AIRMAN wrote:Good list there, but how are the radio call signs allocated?


As in station wise etc??

311A etc???
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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby QldFirey » Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:20 am

Station Numbers are listed in the first post.

For radio codes, you would put a 3 (for region 3) in front.

So Station 32 would use the call sign 332 ?? Obviously the ? would be the pump classification.
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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby Comint » Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:50 am

And the Appliance types are posted here.

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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby Colonel » Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:45 pm

what about stanthorpe?? I thought that might have been perm day crew??
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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby QldFirey » Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:06 am

Colonel wrote:what about stanthorpe?? I thought that might have been perm day crew??


No Stanthorpe is a Auxiliary station, no permanents there.
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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby Comint » Thu Feb 26, 2009 8:29 am

Colonel wrote:what about stanthorpe?? I thought that might have been perm day crew??

Warwick and Stanthorpe were fully Permanent staffed until a few years ago, when the Brisbane hierarchy decided to downgrade the stations to full Auxiliary in a move to cut costs. After widespread outcry from Warwick residents, they back-pedalled and Warwick got the present Perm / Aux arrangement, but Stanthorpe still missed out.

Having said that, it is not uncommon to hear 325 Alpha doing 'road tests' during the day.

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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby QldFirey » Thu Feb 26, 2009 4:24 pm

You are right there. Stanthorpe do have a lot of either unemployed or semi retired staff, who hang around the station, unpaid of course, doing different stuff, waiting for the bells.

Same can be said for the likes of Meandarra and other Brigades, not just in Region 3 either.
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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby Massie51 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 11:33 am

Just a quick reply on Warwick
Station 21 manned by Permanents Day shift 7 Days (not mon to fri) Auxillaries after hours and back up to Day crew for 2 pump response (FCA and some RTC's)
aapliances attached are normally 321A, 321B, 321Y, 321Z WA2, WU11.
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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby 311alpha » Wed May 01, 2013 8:41 pm

Anyone got the frequincies for the SWR??
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Re: Firecom Southwest Region - Areas / Stations

Postby Comint » Wed May 01, 2013 10:30 pm

311alpha wrote:Anyone got the frequincies for the SWR??

The frequencies are listed in the following topic, which is four below this one.

Firecom Southwest Frequencies & information

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