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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Basket Range

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, October 14, 2022

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
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Physical Location 7 Burdetts Road, Basket Range SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149A , 959314
UBD Map: 122, G15
GPS Latitude: -34.939325 Longitude: 138.765427
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 Mondays 7:30pm (except public holidays), Cadets Fridays (fortnightly) 6pm
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. Accepting Cadets from 11 years up

Vehicles & Appliances
Basket Range 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Canter FG649
Water Capacity: 800 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: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S538AQK
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Thermal Imaging Camera

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : 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 2021-2022 - 55 Responses
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle - 768 2 3.64% 2 Hrs 0.17%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 3 5.45% N/A
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 1.82% 86 Hrs 7.43%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 1.82% 59 Hrs 5.10%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 2 3.64% 9 Hrs 0.78%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 1.82% N/A
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 1 1.82% 1 Hrs 0.09%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 6 10.91% 135 Hrs 11.67%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 1.82% 2 Hrs 0.17%
Mobile Property Fire - Off Road Vehicles 1 1.82% 10 Hrs 0.86%
Power Line Down 1 1.82% 191 Hrs 16.51%
Prescribed Burn 2 3.64% 32 Hrs 2.77%
Scrub And Grass Fire 1 1.82% 2 Hrs 0.17%
Tree Down 25 45.45% 295 Hrs 25.50%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 4 7.27% 124 Hrs 10.72%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 3 5.45% 209 Hrs 18.06%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 55 1,157 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 50 1622 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 62 1916 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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