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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Alford

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Alford Station
Alford Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Alford 34
Alford 34     -     Picture by Ashley Rowan

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Northern Yorke Peninsula Group
Established: 1955

Contact Information
Physical Location South Terrace, Alford SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 263 Ref: 610547
GPS Latitude: -33.816930 Longitude: 137.820305
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8824 2112
Fax (08) 8824 2139
Postal Address PO Box 119,
Alford SA 5555

How To Join
Training Occurs First Monday of each month
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Ashley Rowan on 0436 434 000
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Alford 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Osprey 700GT 3HHK
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: XQB899
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation Equipment

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Chainsaw
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 101 & 081
VHF Radio Channel: 97,104, 89
UHF CB Radio Channel: 39

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 23 Responses
Building fire 1 4.35% 11 Hrs 0.93%
Building fire - structure & content 1 4.35% 38 Hrs 3.22%
Did not arrive (stop call) 2 8.70% 4 Hrs 0.34%
Grass or stubble fire 12 52.17% 694 Hrs 58.76%
Haystack 2 8.70% 143 Hrs 12.11%
Investigation (smoke) 1 4.35% 97 Hrs 8.21%
Rubbish fire 1 4.35% 1 Hrs 0.08%
Tree down 1 4.35% 44 Hrs 3.73%
Vehicle accident with injuries 2 8.70% 149 Hrs 12.62%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 23 1,181 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 18 543 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 19 351 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 23 170 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 10 587 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 9 60 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 21 77 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 13 94 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 6 16 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 8 31 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 2 27 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 2 25 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 8 146 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 8 214 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 4 87 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 6 101 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 3 22 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 3 28 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 3 33 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 4
Total Incidents for 1998-99 2
Total Incidents for 1997-98 2

Post Codes
In Response Area
5552 5554 5555
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Alford, SA
Kulpara, SA
Lake View, SA
Melton, SA
Tickera, SA
Willamulka, SA

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