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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Bordertown

Information on this station was last updated on Monday, May 31, 2021

Bordertown Station
Bordertown Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Bordertown 34
Bordertown 34     -     Picture by Damien Van der Velde
Bordertown Pumper
Bordertown Pumper     -     Picture by Dean Norman
Bordertown QRV
Bordertown QRV     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree

Comments On Station Joint CFS / SES Station
Group base for Tatiara Group
New QRV delivered July 2018
New 34 delivered May 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Tatiara Group

Contact Information
Physical Location North Terrace, Bordertown SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: RMM 45 Ref: 792818
GPS Latitude: -36.308196 Longitude: 140.769240
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8752 1152
Fax (08) 8752 0426
Postal Address PO Box 364,
Bordertown SA 5268

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 7:30pm except public holidays
Advice to Recruits New Members Welcome. Contact Station on training night, or contact the Captain, Deane Carter 0419808582
Advice to Cadets Cadets Welcome. Contact Station on training night

Vehicles & Appliances
Bordertown 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S080BQB
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
Bordertown Pumper Medium Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTR900
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQB652
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Hazmat
Lighting
Bordertown QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Ford Ranger PXII XL
Water Capacity: 400 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S057AQS
Equipment:

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Fire Bomber Support - Aircraft Refilling
Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
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 - 8 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 200 Litres
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 1 unit(s)
Specialist Equipment - 1 unit - Retardant Mixing Plant and Bomber Re-fill Equipment
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Special Risks - Special Risks - Meatworks
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 230
VHF Radio Channel: 89, 1, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 5 & 19

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 71 Responses
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities - 765 1 1.41% 4 Hrs 0.25%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 1 1.41% 6 Hrs 0.38%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 1 1.41% 5 Hrs 0.32%
Assist other agencies 1 1.41% 4 Hrs 0.25%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 1.41% N/A
Building fire 5 7.04% 73 Hrs 4.63%
Building weakend or collapsed 1 1.41% 11 Hrs 0.70%
Cooking fumes (toast or foodstuffs) - 756 1 1.41% 5 Hrs 0.32%
Did not arrive (stop call) 6 8.45% 47 Hrs 2.98%
Extrication/rescue(not vehicle) 1 1.41% N/A
Failure to notify when testing or incorrect test by service comp - 763 1 1.41% 1 Hrs 0.06%
Fip - reset prior to arrival by management - 730 1 1.41% 3 Hrs 0.19%
Grass or stubble fire 14 19.72% 1,060 Hrs 67.17%
Hazardous material 1 1.41% 76 Hrs 4.82%
Minor fuel or oil spill 2 2.82% 3 Hrs 0.19%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 1 1.41% 6 Hrs 0.38%
Odour or gas leak 3 4.23% 45 Hrs 2.85%
Other (outside fire) 1 1.41% 4 Hrs 0.25%
Other assistance 1 1.41% 41 Hrs 2.60%
Rubbish bin 1 1.41% 2 Hrs 0.13%
Rubbish fire 4 5.63% 126 Hrs 7.98%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 1.41% N/A
Scrub and grass fire 1 1.41% 11 Hrs 0.70%
Tree down 10 14.08% 10 Hrs 0.63%
Tree fire 4 5.63% 7 Hrs 0.44%
Vehicle accident / no injury 6 8.45% 28 Hrs 1.77%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 71 1,578 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 79 3433 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 71 728 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 59 165 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 55 622 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 54 281 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 48 509 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 70 940 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 46 1064 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 47 906 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 43 295 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 13 35 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 52 252 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 74 962 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 63 879 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 66 874 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 88 1182 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 55 662 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 47 812 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 60
Total Incidents for 1999-00 39
Total Incidents for 1998-99 63
Total Incidents for 1997-98 62

Post Codes
In Response Area
5268 5269
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Bordertown, SA
Cannawigara, SA
Pine Hill, SA
Senior, SA

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