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Area 5 - Roma


Roma Command includes the urban towns of Roma, Injune, Surat, Wallumbilla, Wandoan and Taroom which are part of the Maranoa Regional Council, Western Downs and Banana Council. The area has a population of 13000 and covers an area of 58 830 square kilometres.  There are six (6) urban fire stations with Auxiliary crews within the Roma Command with an establishment of 78, however Wallumbilla Station (with establishment of 9) is in a transition phase to a rural fire brigade.  QFES Auxiliary staff have the capability of firefighting as well as hazardous incidents and road crash rescue.

The Command Office is based in Roma, providing support to all Auxiliary stations.

The region maintains a proud and productive rural industry which more recently has been complimented with industrial expansion to includ3e the energy and tourism sectors.