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SA Country Fire Service Station

Echunga

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Echunga Station
Echunga Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Echunga 14
Echunga 14     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Echunga 34
Echunga 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered July 2007

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Heysen Group
Established: 1939

Contact Information
Physical Location Adelaide Road, Echunga SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 121C Ref: 989137
UBD Map: 183 Ref: C6
GPS Lattitude: -35.099192 Longitude: 138.792974
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8388 8181
Fax (08) 8388 8450
Postal Address PO Box 62,
Echunga SA 5153
E-mail Echunga CFS - Echunga@cfsbrigade.org.au

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 1930 Hrs (7.30pm)
Advice to Recruits Please call at Station on Monday night
Advice to Cadets Please call at Station on Monday night

Vehicles & Appliances
Echunga 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Canter FG637
Water Capacity: 700 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: WMK819
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Echunga 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Ranger Pro 8Z
Comments: Automatic transmission
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: XQO208
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Rescue Litter
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Echunga Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Kessner
Registration Number: TCP788
Equipment: Quick Fill Pump

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
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s) - Group BA Compressor
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 100 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 1 unit(s)
Rescue Litter
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 128 & 129
VHF Radio Channel: 87, 77,103
UHF CB Radio Channel: 11

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2016-17 - 136 Responses
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions 1 0.74% 5 Hrs 0.71%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 0.74% 2 Hrs 0.28%
Animal Rescue 2 1.47% 20 Hrs 2.84%
Assist Other Agencies 1 0.74% 4 Hrs 0.57%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 0.74% 6 Hrs 0.85%
Building Fire 3 2.21% 62 Hrs 8.79%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 1.47% 37 Hrs 5.25%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 4 2.94% 6 Hrs 0.85%
Flood 1 0.74% 8 Hrs 1.13%
Good Intent Call 2 1.47% 5 Hrs 0.71%
Grape Spills 1 0.74% 7 Hrs 0.99%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 1.47% 15 Hrs 2.13%
Haystack 1 0.74% 10 Hrs 1.42%
Investigation (Burnoff) 2 1.47% 7 Hrs 0.99%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 0.74% 4 Hrs 0.57%
Other Assistance 1 0.74% 13 Hrs 1.84%
Outside Fire (Not Rubbish)/Goodwill Bins 1 0.74% 4 Hrs 0.57%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 3 2.21% 33 Hrs 4.68%
Tree Down 84 61.76% 316 Hrs 44.82%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 7 5.15% 38 Hrs 5.39%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 3 2.21% 24 Hrs 3.40%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 12 8.82% 79 Hrs 11.21%
Total Incidents for 2016-17 136 705 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 103 1033 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 89 1420 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 122 1825 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 92 746 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 57 490 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 96 989 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 97 1303 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 77 851 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 129 1606 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 94 1474 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 122 1192 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 132 2229 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 103 1012 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 117 1328 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 96 823 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 78
Total Incidents for 1999-00 66
Total Incidents for 1998-99 75
Total Incidents for 1997-98 122

Post Codes
In Response Area
5153
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Biggs Flat, SA
Chapel Hill, SA
Echunga, SA
Flaxley, SA
Jupiter Creek, SA

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