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SA Country Fire Service Station

Blackfellows Caves

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, March 30, 2018

Blackfellows Caves Station
Blackfellows Caves Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Blackfellow Caves 24
Blackfellow Caves 24     -     Picture by Graeme Mellor

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 Lattitude: -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

Vehicles & Appliances
Blackfellows Caves 24 4WD, 2000L Rural Appliance
Make and Model: Hino FT
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: XQO256
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 2017-18 - 17 Responses
Assist Other Agencies 1 5.88% 2 Hrs 3.70%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 11.76% 9 Hrs 16.67%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 1 5.88% 2 Hrs 3.70%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 5.88% 2 Hrs 3.70%
Mobile Property Fire - Campervan/Caravan 1 5.88% 5 Hrs 9.26%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 5.88% 4 Hrs 7.41%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 5.88% 10 Hrs 18.52%
Other Assistance 1 5.88% 7 Hrs 12.96%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 5.88% 1 Hrs 1.85%
Tree Down 5 29.41% 8 Hrs 14.81%
Tree Fire 1 5.88% 2 Hrs 3.70%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 1 5.88% 2 Hrs 3.70%
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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