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SA Country Fire Service Station

Aldgate

Information on this station was last updated on Saturday, February 26, 2022

Aldgate Station
Aldgate Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Aldgate 34
Aldgate 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Aldgate Pumper
Aldgate Pumper     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

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
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Physical Location 21 Strathalbyn Road, Aldgate SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149A, 937228
UBD Map: 157, N2
GPS Latitude: -35.016416 Longitude: 138.739142
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
E-mail Aldgate CFS - Aldgate.CFS.Brigade@sacfsvolunteer.org.au

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

Vehicles & Appliances
Aldgate 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S773AQE
Equipment: Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
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
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
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)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 100 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment
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 2021-2022 - 144 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. - 762 3 2.08% 10 Hrs 0.24%
Alarm Activation Due To Poor Building Maint-Dust,Cobwebs,Insects - 766 1 0.69% 4 Hrs 0.10%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions - 702 1 0.69% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 11 7.64% 39 Hrs 0.95%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 3 2.08% 9 Hrs 0.22%
Animal Rescue 1 0.69% 5 Hrs 0.12%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 1 0.69% 9 Hrs 0.22%
Building Fire 3 2.08% 239 Hrs 5.81%
Building Fire - Content Only 1 0.69% 1 Hrs 0.02%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 0.69% 6 Hrs 0.15%
Chimney Or Flue Fire 3 2.08% 24 Hrs 0.58%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) - 756 2 1.39% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 3 2.08% 8 Hrs 0.19%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 3 2.08% 317 Hrs 7.71%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 2 1.39% 171 Hrs 4.16%
Fip Activated - Atu Not Activated Management Rang/Bell Ringing - 772 1 0.69% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Fixed Alarm (Smoke Detector Malfunction) 1 0.69% 1 Hrs 0.02%
Flood 1 0.69% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Good Intent Call 2 1.39% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 11 7.64% 430 Hrs 10.45%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 0.69% 11 Hrs 0.27%
Mailbox, Bbq, Gas Bottle, Playground 1 0.69% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Malicious False Alarm - Or Mischevious Damage To Mcp Or Det/Spkl - 711 1 0.69% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 0.69% 5 Hrs 0.12%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 4 2.78% 32 Hrs 0.78%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 1 0.69% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Odour Or Gas Leak 1 0.69% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 0.69% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Power Line Down 1 0.69% 5 Hrs 0.12%
Private Alarm - False Alarm (Commercial) - 746 4 2.78% 12 Hrs 0.29%
Private Alarm - Smoke Detector Malfunction 1 0.69% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Rubbish Fire 1 0.69% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Scrub And Grass Fire 2 1.39% 59 Hrs 1.43%
Transformer, Power Or Utility, Power Pole 2 1.39% 14 Hrs 0.34%
Tree Down 51 35.42% 1,570 Hrs 38.17%
Tree Fire 1 0.69% 302 Hrs 7.34%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 10 6.94% 205 Hrs 4.98%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 0.69% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 3 2.08% 586 Hrs 14.25%
Water / Ice Related Rescue 1 0.69% 7 Hrs 0.17%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 144 4,113 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 146 7830 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 186 5468 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 132 3098 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 164 1520 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 294 2044 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 143 1584 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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