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SA Country Fire Service Station

Athelstone

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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

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
Physical Location 35 Greenbank Road, Athelstone SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 148D Ref: 898388
UBD Map: 96 Ref: M2
GPS Lattitude: -34.870568 Longitude: 138.700418
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
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 1900 Hrs (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
Lighting
GPS
Medical Oxygen
Defibrillation Equipment
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
PPV Fan
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 2018-19 - 96 Responses
Alarm system suspected malfunction 3 3.13% 144 Hrs 3.58%
Assist other agencies 2 2.08% 163 Hrs 4.05%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 1.04% 76 Hrs 1.89%
Brush fence 1 1.04% 1 Hrs 0.02%
Building fire 4 4.17% 13 Hrs 0.32%
Building fire - structure & content 1 1.04% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Cover assignment 3 3.13% 762 Hrs 18.95%
Did not arrive (stop call) 4 4.17% 57 Hrs 1.42%
Excessive heat, overheat, scorch burns - no ignition 1 1.04% 5 Hrs 0.12%
Extrication/rescue(not vehicle) 1 1.04% 138 Hrs 3.43%
Flood 1 1.04% 25 Hrs 0.62%
Good intent call 2 2.08% 4 Hrs 0.10%
Grass or stubble fire 6 6.25% 108 Hrs 2.69%
Hazardous material 2 2.08% 50 Hrs 1.24%
High angle/vertical rescue 1 1.04% 5 Hrs 0.12%
Investigation (smoke) 1 1.04% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 1.04% 22 Hrs 0.55%
Other (outside fire) 1 1.04% 94 Hrs 2.34%
Other assistance 1 1.04% 37 Hrs 0.92%
Prescribed burn 1 1.04% 27 Hrs 0.67%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 1.04% 400 Hrs 9.95%
Scrub and grass fire 14 14.58% 1,089 Hrs 27.08%
Severe weather and natural disaster 3 3.13% 122 Hrs 3.03%
Simulated condition (incense, candles) 1 1.04% 65 Hrs 1.62%
Tree down 11 11.46% 215 Hrs 5.35%
Vehicle accident / no injury 15 15.63% 121 Hrs 3.01%
Vehicle accident rescue 2 2.08% 5 Hrs 0.12%
Vehicle accident with injuries 11 11.46% 269 Hrs 6.69%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 96 4,022 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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