If you are considering upgrading your fire fighting unit or making improvements to your safety equipment, did you know that co-funding is available to go towards the purchase. This equipment or goods must enhance community capability to respond to, and reduce the impacts of emergencies that occur in rural, regional and remote communities.
To find out if you qualify, please visit the Safecom website here at http://www.safecom.sa.gov.au/site/emergency_management/regional_capability_community_fund/how_to_apply.jsp
Applications for the Regional Capability Community Fund grants will open on the 20th of March. You will have two weeks to submit applications.
At YP Ag, our stores can help you source the following items. We are always happy to help.
Water storage tanks and transfer pumps
- Large water storage tanks with Country Fire Service compatible fittings
- High volume water transfer pumps – fixed and portable.
Private farm fire units (PFFU)
- PFFU – vehicle mounted
- PFFU safety railings.
Trailer mounted PFFUs won’t be funded.
Personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Fire blankets
- First aid kits
- Personal protective clothing.
Flood, extreme weather and other emergency equipment
- Amber rotating lights
- Flood operations pumps
- Sand bagging machines
- UHF radio – vehicle mounted
- Backup power supply where broad community benefit can be demonstrated.