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SA Country Fire Service Station

Balgowan

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

Balgowan Station
Balgowan Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Balgowan 34
Balgowan 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Formerly known as South Kilkerran brigade
Moved into new station, August 2012
New 34 delivered April 2013

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Yorke Valley Group

Contact Information
Physical Location Cnr The Esplanade and First Street, Balgowan SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 199 Ref: 295990
GPS Latitude: -34.325848 Longitude: 137.492691
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8836 3247
Fax (08) 8836 3164
Postal Address PO Box 285,
Maitland SA 5573

How To Join
Training Occurs First and Third Monday of each month 7.30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact through either station fax or phone numbers, or contact the Captain, Stuart Rodda
Advice to Cadets Please contact through either station fax or phone numbers, or contact the Captain, Stuart Rodda

Vehicles & Appliances
Balgowan 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S501AQK
Equipment: Lighting
Generator
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 : Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 105 & 085
VHF Radio Channel: 58, 62, 63
UHF CB Radio Channel: 39

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 16 Responses
Assist other agencies 3 18.75% 121 Hrs 29.44%
Assist police or other gov. agency 3 18.75% 58 Hrs 14.11%
Did not arrive (stop call) 4 25.00% 82 Hrs 19.95%
Grass or stubble fire 4 25.00% 104 Hrs 25.30%
Haystack 1 6.25% 20 Hrs 4.87%
Scrub and grass fire 1 6.25% 26 Hrs 6.33%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 16 411 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 10 300 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 10 260 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 11 52 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 7 132 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 14 339 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 13 193 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 15 203 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 13 154 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 14 163 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 7 57 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 8 111 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 7 149 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 12 183 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 13 412 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 19 150 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 15 135 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 3 30 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 5 49 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 5
Total Incidents for 1999-00 3
Total Incidents for 1998-99 4
Total Incidents for 1997-98 3

Post Codes
In Response Area
5573
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Balgowan, SA
Point Pearce, SA

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