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SA Country Fire Service Station

Blackfellows Caves

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Blackfellows Caves Station
Blackfellows Caves Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Blackfellows Caves 44
Blackfellows Caves 44     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree

Comments On Station New 44 appliance delivered September 2019
New Station built adjacent to existing, June 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Kingsley Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 17 Saunders Rd, Blackfellows Caves SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 5 Ref: 534999
GPS Latitude: -37.946867 Longitude: 140.470244
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8738 0160
Postal Address C/- PO,
Carpenter Rocks SA 5291

How To Join
Training Occurs Fridays
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Steph Bowden
Advice to Cadets Please contact Wade Chant on 0488313225

Vehicles & Appliances
Blackfellows Caves 44 4WD, 4000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-240
Water Capacity: 4000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S671AQX
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1

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 : Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
 
Response Area Includes : Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 228
VHF Radio Channel: 69, 30, 51

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 9 Responses
Building fire 1 11.11% 39 Hrs 25.83%
Dump 1 11.11% 55 Hrs 36.42%
Grass or stubble fire 3 33.33% 8 Hrs 5.30%
Severe weather and natural disaster 1 11.11% N/A
Tree down 1 11.11% N/A
Vehicle accident / no injury 2 22.22% 49 Hrs 32.45%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 9 151 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 9 216 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 17 54 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 8 12 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 4 9 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 6 3 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 6 114 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 17 42 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 8 25 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 4 14 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 7 29 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 5 8 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 12 38 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 16 207 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 7 109 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 10 80 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 8 63 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 8 102 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 7 17 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 9
Total Incidents for 1999-00 8
Total Incidents for 1998-99 21
Total Incidents for 1997-98 14

Post Codes
In Response Area
5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Blackfellows Caves, SA
Carpenter Rocks, SA
Nene Valley, SA
Pelican Point, SA

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