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Karratha ARFF

Station information

Category: 7


Karratha is approximately 1530km northwest of Perth. The final approach from the western end of the airport flies over Dampier Salt operations.


Karratha fire station is a remote unit situated in the Pilbara region of Australia. It mainly handles fly-in fly-out flights for the resource industries.


13 staff
1 x senior fire commander
2 x fire commanders
2 x Station Officers
8 x fire fighters

Shift staffing:

Cat 7
1 x fire commander
1 x station officer
4 x fire fighters

Office hours:

0655 – 1930 (Monday to Friday)
0655 – 1735 (Saturday)
0800 – 1930 (Sunday)