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SA Country Fire Service Station

American River

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, September 2, 2022

American River Station
American River Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
American River 34
American River 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Refurbished 34 delivered June 2010

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Kangaroo Island Group

Contact Information
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Physical Location 2 Tangara Drive, American River SA
CFS Map Book Map: KI 77, 505366
GPS Latitude: -35.781997 Longitude: 137.771365
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8553 7090
Postal Address PO Box 23,
American River SA 5221

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Andy Wood on 0418835009
Advice to Cadets Please contact Captain, Andy Wood on 0418835009

Vehicles & Appliances
American River 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB206
Equipment: GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Thermal Imaging Camera

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 : Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 40 Litres
GPS
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 130 & 131
VHF Radio Channel: 72, 73, 74
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 10 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. - 762 1 10.00% N/A
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 1 10.00% N/A
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 10.00% N/A
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 10.00% 3 Hrs 1.73%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 20.00% 20 Hrs 11.56%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 10.00% 28 Hrs 16.18%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 2 20.00% 122 Hrs 70.52%
Water / Ice Related Rescue 1 10.00% N/A
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 10 173 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 9 202 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 39 1092 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 11 231 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 6 125 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 4 33 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 7 83 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 8 62 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 5
Total Incidents for 2012-13 19 314 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 10 67 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 9 179 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 1 4 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 2 5 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 5 21 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 6 57 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 5 50 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 10 156 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 7 136 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 5 101 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 5 67 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 8
Total Incidents for 1999-00 8
Total Incidents for 1998-99 7
Total Incidents for 1997-98 6

Post Codes
In Response Area
5221 5222 5223
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
American River, SA
Ballast Head,
Haines, SA
Muston, SA
Nepean Bay, SA
Pelican Lagoon, SA

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