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SA Country Fire Service Station

Aldgate

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, January 06, 2017

Aldgate Station
Aldgate Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Aldgate 34
Aldgate 34     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree
Aldgate Pumper
Aldgate Pumper     -     Picture by Grant Wood

Comments On Station Moved into new station September 2008
New Pumper delivered January 2016
Refurbished 34 delivered January 2017

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Mount Lofty Group
Established: 1956

Contact Information
Physical Location 21 Strathalbyn Road, Aldgate SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149A Ref: 937228
UBD Map: 157 Ref: N2
GPS Lattitude: -35.016416 Longitude: 138.739142
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8370 8210
Fax (08) 8370 6371
Postal Address 21 Strathalbyn Rd,
Aldgate SA 5154
Internet Site http://www.aldgatecfs.org/
http://www.facebook.com/AldgateCFS
E-mail Aldgate CFS - brigade@aldgatecfs.org

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 1930 Hrs (7.30 pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please attend station on a training night

Vehicles & Appliances
Aldgate 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S773AQE
Equipment: Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
Aldgate Pumper Medium Pumper
Make and Model: Iveco Eurocargo
Water Capacity: 2170 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S732AQM
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Rapid Intervention
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
PPV Fan
Specialist Equipment: Pole saw

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Road Crash Rescue - Road Crash Rescue
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 4 sets
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 100 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
PPV Fan
RCR Rapid Intervention - 1 set(s)
Specialist Equipment - Pole saw
 
Response Area Includes : Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 136 & 137
VHF Radio Channel: 67, 68, 69

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2015-16 - 143 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. 3 2.10% 9 Hrs 0.57%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities 2 1.40% 5 Hrs 0.32%
Alarm Activation Due To Aerosol Use (Hair Spray, Insecticides) 2 1.40% 7 Hrs 0.44%
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle 1 0.70% 4 Hrs 0.25%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions 1 0.70% 1 Hrs 0.06%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 7 4.90% 27 Hrs 1.70%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 9 6.29% 33 Hrs 2.08%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 2 1.40% 6 Hrs 0.38%
Assist Other Agencies 1 0.70% 4 Hrs 0.25%
Attending Officer Unable To Locate Detector Indicated By Alm Pnl 1 0.70% 6 Hrs 0.38%
Building Fire - Content Only 3 2.10% 56 Hrs 3.54%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 0.70% 21 Hrs 1.33%
Chimney Or Flue Fire 4 2.80% 28 Hrs 1.77%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) 2 1.40% 2 Hrs 0.13%
Cover Assignment 1 0.70% 41 Hrs 2.59%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 1 0.70% 1 Hrs 0.06%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 0.70% N/A
Good Intent Call 4 2.80% 15 Hrs 0.95%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 11 7.69% 412 Hrs 26.01%
Incorrect Testing By Premise'S Staff Or Maintenance Staff 2 1.40% 7 Hrs 0.44%
Investigation (Burnoff) 6 4.20% 27 Hrs 1.70%
Investigation (Smoke) 2 1.40% 9 Hrs 0.57%
Lock Out 1 0.70% 2 Hrs 0.13%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 2 1.40% 10 Hrs 0.63%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 0.70% 2 Hrs 0.13%
Other (Outside Fire) 4 2.80% 15 Hrs 0.95%
Rubbish Fire 1 0.70% 7 Hrs 0.44%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 0.70% 2 Hrs 0.13%
Scrub And Grass Fire 4 2.80% 363 Hrs 22.92%
Simulated Condition (Incense, Candles) 1 0.70% 3 Hrs 0.19%
Tree Down 35 24.48% 330 Hrs 20.83%
Tree Fire 1 0.70% 8 Hrs 0.51%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 18 12.59% 87 Hrs 5.49%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 0.70% 5 Hrs 0.32%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 6 4.20% 29 Hrs 1.83%
Total Incidents for 2015-16 143 1,584 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 124 1423 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 172 11165 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 121 1655 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 114 1423 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 169 1280 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 163 1256 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 152 1505 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 168 1011 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 167 1564 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 129 1245 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 191 1422 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 195 1232 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 187 1249 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 128 955 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 172
Total Incidents for 1999-00 151
Total Incidents for 1998-99 126
Total Incidents for 1997-98 108

Post Codes
In Response Area
5153 5154 5155
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Aldgate, SA
Bridgewater, SA
Heathfield, SA

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