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SA Country Fire Service Station

Athelstone

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, October 16, 2022

Athelstone Station
Athelstone Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Athelstone 34P
Athelstone 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Athelstone Air Support
Athelstone Air Support     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Athelstone Pumper
Athelstone Pumper     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Athelstone QRV
Athelstone QRV     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
State Aviation BW6
State Aviation BW6     -     Picture by Steve Schueler

Comments On Station New 34P appliance delivered November 2005
Helitak Support vehicle delivered January 2010
New Pumper delivered September 2018
New BW6 delivered Feb 2019

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : East Torrens Group
Established: 1961

Contact Information
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Physical Location 35 Greenbank Road, Athelstone SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 148D, 898388
UBD Map: 96, M2
GPS Latitude: -34.870568 Longitude: 138.700418
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8337 0860
Fax (08) 8365 1116
Postal Address PO Box 2,
Athelstone SA 5076
Internet Site Http://www.athelstonecfs.org.au
E-mail Athelstone CFS - athelstonecfs@bigpond.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 7:00pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend / contact station on a training night
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Athelstone 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB651
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Hazmat
Rescue Litter
Lighting
GPS
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Athelstone Air Support Air Operations Support
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Canter FG637
Foam Quantity: 1000 Litres
Registration Number: S567AQA
Equipment:
Athelstone Pumper Medium Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTR 150-260 Crew
Water Capacity: 2500 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S031AQW
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
PPV Fan
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Thermal Imaging Camera
Athelstone QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Landrover Defender 130
Water Capacity: 400 Litres
Registration Number: VQV144
Equipment: GPS
State Aviation BW6 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVR900 Long
Comments: Chassis from Summertown BW8, rear from Athelstone Tanker
Water Capacity: 6500 Litres
Registration Number: WIV166
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Fire Bomber Support - Aircraft Refilling
EMA - Enhanced Mutual Aid
Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
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 - 8 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 1160 Litres
GPS - 5 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 1 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Metropolitan - Major City and Suburban areas
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 126 & 127
VHF Radio Channel: 92, 97,104

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 96 Responses
Alarm Activation Due To Aerosol Use (Hair Spray, Insecticides) - 767 1 1.04% 10 Hrs 0.41%
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle - 768 5 5.21% 36 Hrs 1.48%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 1 1.04% 5 Hrs 0.21%
Assist Other Agencies 8 8.33% 417 Hrs 17.13%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 2 2.08% 219 Hrs 8.99%
Building Fire - Content Only 1 1.04% 2 Hrs 0.08%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) - 756 2 2.08% 4 Hrs 0.16%
Cover Assignment 2 2.08% 19 Hrs 0.78%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 2 2.08% 19 Hrs 0.78%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 14 14.58% 145 Hrs 5.95%
Failure To Notify When Testing Or Incorrect Test By Service Comp - 763 1 1.04% 2 Hrs 0.08%
Good Intent Call 3 3.13% 14 Hrs 0.57%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 1 1.04% 117 Hrs 4.80%
Hazardous Material 1 1.04% 7 Hrs 0.29%
High Angle/Vertical Rescue 1 1.04% 6 Hrs 0.25%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 1.04% 10 Hrs 0.41%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 1 1.04% 6 Hrs 0.25%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 2 2.08% 4 Hrs 0.16%
Mutual Aid Given/Change Of Quarters 1 1.04% 15 Hrs 0.62%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 1.04% 106 Hrs 4.35%
Rubbish Fire 2 2.08% 14 Hrs 0.57%
Search 2 2.08% 204 Hrs 8.38%
Sprinkler Water Pressure Fluctuations/Equipment Fault - 734 2 2.08% 12 Hrs 0.49%
Steam Vapour, Fog Or Dust Thought To Be Smoke 1 1.04% 5 Hrs 0.21%
Tree Down 12 12.50% 183 Hrs 7.52%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 12 12.50% 111 Hrs 4.56%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 14 14.58% 743 Hrs 30.51%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 96 2,435 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 113 4629 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 131 5810 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 96 4022 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 112 2791 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 114 1903 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 117 2419 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 101 1712 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 140 4313 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 154 2944 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 162 3006 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 154 1001 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 158 1846 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 132 763 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 163 4758 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 172 2104 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 140 2332 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 144 2918 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 136 1595 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 119 2840 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 114 2177 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 99
Total Incidents for 1999-00 85
Total Incidents for 1998-99 101
Total Incidents for 1997-98 80

Post Codes
In Response Area
5072 5073 5076
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Athelstone, SA
Newton, SA
Rostrevor, SA
Woodforde, SA

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