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Townsville ARFF

Station information

Category: 7


6 km west of the city centre


The fire service was handed over by the RAAF on the 1st January 2005. This unit also provides contracted services to the military, a response to fire alarms, first aid, and special services. A water rescue service is provided during operational hours.


35 staff
1 x Senior Fire Commander
1 x Emergency Vehicle Technician

Shift Staffing:

Cat 7
1 x Fire Commander
1 x Station Officer
4 x Fire Fighters

Note: In addition to Category 7 requirements, 1 Fire Fighter is also provided monitor fire alarms under a contractual arrangement with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

Office Hours: 0800 – 1600 (Monday to Friday)