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SA Country Fire Service Station

Blanchetown

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, August 8, 2021

Blanchetown Station
Blanchetown Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Blanchetown 14
Blanchetown 14     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Blanchetown 34
Blanchetown 34     -     Picture by Jason Kleemann

Comments On Station Joint CFS / SES station
New office area, between CFS building and SES building completed mid 2003
New 14 delivered April 2019
New 34 delivered Sept 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 3
Group : Mid Murray Group
Established: 1957

Contact Information
Physical Location 3668 Murraylands Rd, Blanchetown SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: RMM 211 Ref: 716980
GPS Latitude: -34.351481 Longitude: 139.604737
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8540 5002
Postal Address PO Box 82,
Blanchetown SA 5357

How To Join
Training Occurs First and Third Monday of each month 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Andrew Mustard on (08) 8540 5152 AH
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Blanchetown 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu NPS 75-155
Water Capacity: 1600 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S072AQS
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
Blanchetown 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S065AQW
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 - 2 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 120 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Special Risks - Special Risks - Murray River environs
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 205
VHF Radio Channel: 44, 55, 67
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2020-2021 - 34 Responses
Assist Other Agencies 3 8.82% 136 Hrs 7.00%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 2.94% N/A
Building Fire 1 2.94% 8 Hrs 0.41%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 2.94% 45 Hrs 2.31%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 2 5.88% 114 Hrs 5.86%
Dump 2 5.88% 118 Hrs 6.07%
Good Intent Call 4 11.76% 144 Hrs 7.41%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 5 14.71% 199 Hrs 10.24%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 2.94% N/A
Mobile Property Fire - Water Vessel 1 2.94% 180 Hrs 9.26%
Odour Or Gas Leak 1 2.94% N/A
Rubbish Fire 1 2.94% 189 Hrs 9.72%
Search 3 8.82% 140 Hrs 7.20%
Tree Down 1 2.94% 122 Hrs 6.28%
Tree Fire 3 8.82% 185 Hrs 9.52%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 1 2.94% 72 Hrs 3.70%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 3 8.82% 292 Hrs 15.02%
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 34 1,944 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 37 2181 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 44 2485 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 31 359 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 35 439 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 21 128 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 33 386 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 40 562 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 30 354 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 27 292 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 14 163 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 18 196 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 22 200 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 23 219 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 39 474 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 33 483 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 27 555 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 24 376 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 20 345 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 26 165 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 39
Total Incidents for 1999-00 19
Total Incidents for 1998-99 22
Total Incidents for 1997-98 21

Post Codes
In Response Area
5320 5330 5354 5356 5357
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Annadale, SA
Blanchetown, SA
Fisher, SA
Murbko,
New Well, SA
Paisley, SA
Steinfeld, SA
Stockyard Plain, SA

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