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SA Country Fire Service Station

Blanchetown

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Blanchetown Station
Blanchetown Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Blanchetown 34
Blanchetown 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Blanchetown 14
Blanchetown 14     -     Picture by Stewart Germaine

Comments On Station Joint CFS / SES station
New office area, between CFS building and SES building completed mid 2003
New 34 appliance delivered June 2010

Station Information
Region : Region 3
Group : Mid Murray Group
Established: 1957

Contact Information
Physical Location 3668 Murraylands Rd, Blanchetown SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: RMM 211 Ref: 716980
GPS Lattitude: -34.351481 Longitude: 139.604737
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8540 5002
Postal Address PO Box 82,
Blanchetown SA 5357

How To Join
Training Occurs First and Third Monday of each month 1930 Hrs (7:30pm)
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Andrew Mustard on (08) 8540 5152 AH
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Blanchetown 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Canter FG637
Water Capacity: 1000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: VQR098
Equipment: GPS
Blanchetown 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQN159
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 2 sets
Firefighting Foam - 120 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Special Risks - Special Risks - Murray River environs
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 205
VHF Radio Channel: 44, 55, 67
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2015-16 - 21 Responses
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 1 4.76% 4 Hrs 3.13%
Assist Other Agencies 2 9.52% 14 Hrs 10.94%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 1 4.76% 27 Hrs 21.09%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 4.76% 6 Hrs 4.69%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 4 19.05% 27 Hrs 21.09%
Other (Outside Fire) 2 9.52% 11 Hrs 8.59%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 4.76% N/A
Scrub And Grass Fire 2 9.52% N/A
Tree Down 1 4.76% 10 Hrs 7.81%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 2 9.52% 6 Hrs 4.69%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 4.76% 12 Hrs 9.38%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 3 14.29% 11 Hrs 8.59%
Total Incidents for 2015-16 21 128 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 33 386 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 40 562 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 30 354 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 27 292 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 14 163 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 18 196 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 22 200 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 23 219 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 39 474 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 33 483 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 27 555 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 24 376 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 20 345 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 26 165 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 39
Total Incidents for 1999-00 19
Total Incidents for 1998-99 22
Total Incidents for 1997-98 21

Post Codes
In Response Area
5320 5330 5354 5356 5357
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Annadale, SA
Blanchetown, SA
Fisher, SA
Murbko,
New Well, SA
Paisley, SA
Steinfeld, SA
Stockyard Plain, SA

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