South Australian Country Fire Service Promotions Unit

Raising awareness of the roles, training and activities of CFS Volunteers state-wide

 
SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Basket Range

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

Basket Range Station
Basket Range Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Basket Range 14
Basket Range 14     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Basket Range 24
Basket Range 24     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 14 delivered December 2005
New 24 delivered July 2015

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : East Torrens Group
Established: 1968

Contact Information
Physical Location 7 Burdetts Road, Basket Range SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149A Ref: 959314
UBD Map: 122 Ref: G15
GPS Lattitude: -34.939325 Longitude: 138.765427
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8390 3199
Fax (08) 8390 3837
Postal Address PO Box 240,
Basket Range SA 5138

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 1930 Hrs (7:30pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend training session or contact the Captain, Pip McGowan on 0409 093 802
Advice to Cadets Please attend a training session, or contact the Captain, Pip McGowan on 0409093802. Currently accepting cadets from 14 years upwards.

Vehicles & Appliances
Basket Range 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Canter FG649
Water Capacity: 1000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQB216
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Basket Range 24 4WD, 2000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FSS550 Crew
Water Capacity: 2480 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S538AQK
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation Equipment
Thermal Imaging Camera

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Investigation - Fire Cause Investigation
Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 2 sets
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 120 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 126 & 127
VHF Radio Channel: 92, 97,104
UHF CB Radio Channel: 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 62 Responses
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities - 765 1 1.61% 43 Hrs 2.24%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 2 3.23% 2 Hrs 0.10%
Assist other agencies 3 4.84% 167 Hrs 8.72%
Detector suspected malfunction - 747 1 1.61% 3 Hrs 0.16%
Did not arrive (stop call) 2 3.23% 5 Hrs 0.26%
Fip - reset prior to arrival by management - 730 1 1.61% N/A
Forest fire 1 1.61% 19 Hrs 0.99%
Good intent call 3 4.84% 17 Hrs 0.89%
Grass or stubble fire 7 11.29% 751 Hrs 39.20%
Medical assist 1 1.61% 21 Hrs 1.10%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 1.61% 1 Hrs 0.05%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 2 3.23% 21 Hrs 1.10%
Other assistance 1 1.61% 8 Hrs 0.42%
Rubbish fire 1 1.61% 3 Hrs 0.16%
Scrub and grass fire 12 19.35% 648 Hrs 33.82%
Severe weather and natural disaster 1 1.61% 4 Hrs 0.21%
Tree down 18 29.03% 182 Hrs 9.50%
Vehicle accident / no injury 4 6.45% 21 Hrs 1.10%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 62 1,916 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 39 636 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 33 202 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 68 343 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 34 375 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 42 748 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 49 759 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 46 724 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 30 219 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 39 233 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 41 483 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 27 305 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 40 732 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 43 976 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 35 843 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 61 812 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 33 427 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 39 670 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 28 769 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 22
Total Incidents for 1999-00 11
Total Incidents for 1998-99 22
Total Incidents for 1997-98 36

Post Codes
In Response Area
5137 5138 5139
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Ashton, SA
Basket Range, SA
Marble Hill, SA

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