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SA Country Fire Service Station

Ardrossan

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

Ardrossan Station
Ardrossan Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Ardrossan 24P
Ardrossan 24P     -     Picture by Ardrossan CFS
Ardrossan 34
Ardrossan 34     -     Picture by Peter Cook
Ardrossan pump trailer
Ardrossan pump trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34 delivered March 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Yorke Valley Group
Established: 1947

Contact Information
Physical Location Maitland Road, Ardrossan SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 201 Ref: 677869
GPS Latitude: -34.425430 Longitude: 137.912946
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8837 3771
Fax (08) 8837 3794
Postal Address PO Box 103,
Ardrossan SA 5571
E-mail Ardrossan Station - Ardrossan@cfsbrigade.org.au

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night, or contact the Captain, Peter Cook on 0410667233
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Ardrossan 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: XQB930
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Generator
GPS
Ardrossan 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S063AQW
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
Ardrossan Pump Trailer Pump Trailer
Make and Model: Eckersley Engineering
Registration Number: TQP136
Equipment:
Ardrossan Trailer CABA Trailer
Make and Model: Olympic
Registration Number: TQL145
Equipment: BA Compressor

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
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw
Firefighting Foam - 140 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 105 & 085
VHF Radio Channel: 58, 62, 63
UHF CB Radio Channel: 39 & 20

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 63 Responses
Alarm activation due to steam, shower, bath, sauna, urn/kettle - 768 1 1.59% 1 Hrs 0.02%
Assist other agencies 5 7.94% 128 Hrs 2.12%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 1.59% 75 Hrs 1.24%
Building fire - structure & content 1 1.59% 69 Hrs 1.14%
Building weakend or collapsed 1 1.59% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Confined space rescue 2 3.17% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Did not arrive (stop call) 13 20.63% 266 Hrs 4.40%
Grass or stubble fire 9 14.29% 2,719 Hrs 44.97%
Haystack 2 3.17% 734 Hrs 12.14%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 1.59% 13 Hrs 0.22%
Oil or other combustible liquid spill 1 1.59% 13 Hrs 0.22%
Other (outside fire) 1 1.59% 4 Hrs 0.07%
Rubbish fire 1 1.59% 187 Hrs 3.09%
Scrub and grass fire 9 14.29% 1,155 Hrs 19.10%
Tree down 2 3.17% 18 Hrs 0.30%
Tree fire 1 1.59% 3 Hrs 0.05%
Vehicle accident / no injury 5 7.94% 403 Hrs 6.67%
Vehicle accident rescue 1 1.59% 18 Hrs 0.30%
Vehicle accident with injuries 6 9.52% 236 Hrs 3.90%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 63 6,046 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 44 732 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 58 901 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 58 529 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 43 444 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 52 862 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 69 750 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 42 1320 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 45 555 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 41 471 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 42 452 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 27 203 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 46 663 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 37 443 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 37 485 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 59 946 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 42 665 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 64 730 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 29 161 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 47
Total Incidents for 1999-00 40
Total Incidents for 1998-99 35
Total Incidents for 1997-98 33

Post Codes
In Response Area
5571
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Ardrossan, SA
Black Point,
Cunningham, SA
Dowlingville, SA
James Well,
Petersville, SA
Pine Point, SA
Rogues Point, SA
Sandilands, SA
Tiddy Widdy Beach, SA

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