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SA Country Fire Service Station

Blackwood

Information on this station was last updated on Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Blackwood Station
Blackwood Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Blackwood 24 CAFS
Blackwood 24 CAFS     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Blackwood 34P
Blackwood 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Blackwood Rescue
Blackwood Rescue     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New vehicle bay completed July 2011
New 34P delivered December 2011
New Rescue appliance delivered March 2016

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Sturt Group
Established: 1950

Contact Information
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Physical Location 16a Gorse Avenue, Hawthorndene SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 148B, 836218
UBD Map: 155, C6
GPS Latitude: -35.023268 Longitude: 138.628665
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8278 1704
Fax (08) 8278 4754
Postal Address C/- PO Box 73,
Blackwood SA 5051
E-mail Blackwood CFS - blackwoodcfs@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs Fridays 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Jamie Emswiler or attend station on training night
Advice to Cadets Training on a Group basis, Wednesday 7.00pm-9.00pm at various stations within the group. Please contact your local brigade for further information

Vehicles & Appliances
Blackwood 24 4WD, 2000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FSS550 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 100 Litres
Registration Number: XQN106
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
CAFS
Medical Oxygen
Blackwood 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S792AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Blackwood Rescue Rescue Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu NPR300
Registration Number: S102AQS
Equipment: RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Generator

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Investigation - Fire Cause Investigation
Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Road Crash Rescue - Road Crash Rescue
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 6 sets
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 60 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 2 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Metropolitan - Major City and Suburban areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 146 & 147
VHF Radio Channel: 39, 40, 41

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 235 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. - 762 3 1.28% 10 Hrs 0.42%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 6 2.55% 10 Hrs 0.42%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 11 4.68% 39 Hrs 1.65%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 4 1.70% 8 Hrs 0.34%
Alarm Unintentional - Workmen,Testing 1 0.43% N/A
Animal Rescue 2 0.85% 2 Hrs 0.08%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 1 0.43% 10 Hrs 0.42%
Assist Other Agencies 8 3.40% 142 Hrs 6.01%
Barbecue Or Hangi 2 0.85% 7 Hrs 0.30%
Building Fire 1 0.43% 4 Hrs 0.17%
Building Fire - Content Only 3 1.28% 13 Hrs 0.55%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 6 2.55% 198 Hrs 8.38%
Building Weakend Or Collapsed 1 0.43% 2 Hrs 0.08%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 2 0.85% N/A
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 1 0.43% 4 Hrs 0.17%
Fip - Normal On Arrival, Line Fault/Open Line - 737 1 0.43% 3 Hrs 0.13%
Fip Malfunction Fault In Panel, Inadequate Maint., Low Battery - 738 1 0.43% 5 Hrs 0.21%
Fixed Alarm (Smoke Detector Malfunction) 1 0.43% 3 Hrs 0.13%
Fixed Alarm Fault 1 0.43% 4 Hrs 0.17%
Flood 3 1.28% 8 Hrs 0.34%
Food Stuffs Burnt, Confined To Cooking Equipment 1 0.43% 2 Hrs 0.08%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 7 2.98% 119 Hrs 5.04%
Hazardous Material 1 0.43% 7 Hrs 0.30%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 0.43% 8 Hrs 0.34%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 3 1.28% 16 Hrs 0.68%
Odour Or Gas Leak 4 1.70% 13 Hrs 0.55%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 1 0.43% 3 Hrs 0.13%
Other Assistance 1 0.43% N/A
Private Alarm - False Alarm (Domestic) 1 0.43% 1 Hrs 0.04%
Public Service 1 0.43% 6 Hrs 0.25%
Rubbish Fire 4 1.70% 54 Hrs 2.29%
Scrub And Grass Fire 1 0.43% 329 Hrs 13.92%
Telstra Lines 1 0.43% 1 Hrs 0.04%
Tree Down 53 22.55% 652 Hrs 27.59%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 69 29.36% 382 Hrs 16.17%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 4 1.70% 11 Hrs 0.47%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 23 9.79% 287 Hrs 12.15%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 235 2,363 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 227 2279 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 229 2571 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 230 5445 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 239 1482 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 314 2366 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 207 4085 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 238 1964 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 238 2244 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 263 1632 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 239 1376 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 297 1453 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 248 3689 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 215 1203 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 152 1643 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 230 1900 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 208 1223 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 265 1665 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 232 1616 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 188 1080 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 237 2266 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 271
Total Incidents for 1999-00 280
Total Incidents for 1998-99 220
Total Incidents for 1997-98 239

Post Codes
In Response Area
5051 5052
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Blackwood, SA
Craigburn Farm, SA
Glenalta, SA
Hawthorndene, SA

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