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SA Country Fire Service Station

McLaren Vale

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, October 07, 2016

McLaren Vale Station
McLaren Vale Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
McLaren Vale 24P
McLaren Vale 24P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
McLaren Vale 34
McLaren Vale 34     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered August 2016

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Kyeema Group
Established: 1951

Contact Information
Physical Location 175 Main Road, McLaren Vale SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 120A Ref: 762000
UBD Map: 207 Ref: C13
GPS Lattitude: -35.216483 Longitude: 138.539087
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8323 8187
Fax (08) 8323 7839
Postal Address PO Box 529,
McLaren Vale SA 5171

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 1915 Hrs (7:15pm)
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Simon Craik, or attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact Captain, Simon Craik, or attend station on a training night

Vehicles & Appliances
McLaren Vale 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: WLO919
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Rescue Litter
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Specialist Equipment: Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan
McLaren Vale 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S325AQN
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
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 - 6 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 160 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 132 & 133
VHF Radio Channel: 77, 78, 88
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2015-16 - 99 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. 1 1.01% 2 Hrs 0.20%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities 2 2.02% 6 Hrs 0.61%
Alarm Activation Due To Aerosol Use (Hair Spray, Insecticides) 1 1.01% 4 Hrs 0.41%
Alarm Activation Due To Poor Building Maint-Dust,Cobwebs,Insects 1 1.01% 3 Hrs 0.31%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 5 5.05% 19 Hrs 1.95%
Animal Rescue 1 1.01% 3 Hrs 0.31%
Assist Other Agencies 1 1.01% N/A
Barbecue Or Hangi 1 1.01% 2 Hrs 0.20%
Bomb Scare 1 1.01% 8 Hrs 0.82%
Building Fire 2 2.02% 12 Hrs 1.23%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 1.01% 55 Hrs 5.64%
Building Weakend Or Collapsed 1 1.01% 7 Hrs 0.72%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 2 2.02% 9 Hrs 0.92%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) 4 4.04% 11 Hrs 1.13%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 5 5.05% 16 Hrs 1.64%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 4 4.04% 14 Hrs 1.43%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management 1 1.01% 3 Hrs 0.31%
Good Intent Call 1 1.01% N/A
Grape Spills 2 2.02% 3 Hrs 0.31%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 7 7.07% 189 Hrs 19.36%
Investigation (Burnoff) 1 1.01% 3 Hrs 0.31%
Investigation (Smoke) 2 2.02% 7 Hrs 0.72%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 3 3.03% 11 Hrs 1.13%
Mobile Property Fire - Campervan/Caravan 1 1.01% 9 Hrs 0.92%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 1 1.01% 5 Hrs 0.51%
Odour Or Gas Leak 1 1.01% 7 Hrs 0.72%
Other (Outside Fire) 2 2.02% N/A
Other Assistance 2 2.02% 22 Hrs 2.25%
Private Alarm - Smoke Detector Malfunction 2 2.02% 4 Hrs 0.41%
Rubbish Fire 10 10.10% 39 Hrs 4.00%
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 3.03% 371 Hrs 38.01%
Tree Down 7 7.07% 55 Hrs 5.64%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 13 13.13% 45 Hrs 4.61%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 7 7.07% 32 Hrs 3.28%
Total Incidents for 2015-16 99 976 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 80 552 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 88 1393 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 77 486 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 79 643 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 90 812 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 111 813 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 106 408 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 80 320 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 85 968 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 103 579 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 90 455 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 84 371 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 105 920 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 121 904 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 98
Total Incidents for 1999-00 109
Total Incidents for 1998-99 126
Total Incidents for 1997-98 75

Post Codes
In Response Area
5171
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
McLaren Vale, SA
Tatachilla, SA

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