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SA Country Fire Service Station

Bridgewater

Information on this station was last updated on Saturday, September 3, 2022

Bridgewater Station
Bridgewater Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Bridgewater CFS Op Shop
Bridgewater CFS Op Shop     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Some of the Bridgewater Crew
Some of the Bridgewater Crew     -     Picture by Bridgewater CFS
Bridgewater 14
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Bridgewater 24P
Bridgewater 24P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Bridgewater 34
Bridgewater 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Bridgewater Car 1
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Comments On Station Also Group Base for Mount Lofty Group
New 34 delivered April 2013
New 14 delivered June 2014
New Car 1 delivered November 2017

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Mount Lofty Group

Contact Information
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Physical Location 2 Shannon Road, Bridgewater SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149A, 956238
UBD Map: 146, F13
GPS Latitude: -35.006600 Longitude: 138.760486
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8370 9025
Fax (08) 8370 9504
Postal Address 2 Shannon Road,
Bridgewater SA 5155

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 7.00pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend any training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Bridgewater Duty Officer on 0438 560 035

Vehicles & Appliances
Bridgewater 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu NPS300 Crew
Water Capacity: 1000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S305AQN
Equipment: GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Bridgewater 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: WNI409
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
PPV Fan
GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Bridgewater 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S520AQK
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Floating Pump
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Bridgewater Car 1 Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Mazda BT50
Registration Number: S033AQS
Equipment: Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : 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 - 6 sets
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 4 unit(s)
Floating Pump - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 360 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 4 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 136 & 137
VHF Radio Channel: 67, 68, 69

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 133 Responses
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 1 0.75% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 7 5.26% 39 Hrs 0.89%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 1 0.75% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Animal Rescue 1 0.75% 50 Hrs 1.15%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 1 0.75% 5 Hrs 0.11%
Assist Other Agencies 1 0.75% 143 Hrs 3.28%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 0.75% 210 Hrs 4.82%
Barbecue Or Hangi 1 0.75% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Building Fire 2 1.50% 90 Hrs 2.06%
Building Fire - Content Only 1 0.75% 17 Hrs 0.39%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 0.75% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Building Fire - Structure Only 1 0.75% 4 Hrs 0.09%
Chimney Or Flue Fire 1 0.75% 8 Hrs 0.18%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 2 1.50% 61 Hrs 1.40%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 4 3.01% 9 Hrs 0.21%
Explosion 1 0.75% 7 Hrs 0.16%
Flood 7 5.26% 54 Hrs 1.24%
Good Intent Call 4 3.01% 129 Hrs 2.96%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 4 3.01% 419 Hrs 9.61%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 0.75% 5 Hrs 0.11%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 0.75% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 4 3.01% 35 Hrs 0.80%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 3 2.26% 183 Hrs 4.20%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 1 0.75% 5 Hrs 0.11%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 0.75% 8 Hrs 0.18%
Overheated Motor 1 0.75% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Power Line Down 1 0.75% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Rubbish Fire 1 0.75% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 2.26% 403 Hrs 9.24%
Tree Down 44 33.08% 541 Hrs 12.41%
Tree Fire 1 0.75% 8 Hrs 0.18%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 21 15.79% 1,049 Hrs 24.06%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 2 1.50% 135 Hrs 3.10%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 4 3.01% 478 Hrs 10.96%
Water / Ice Related Rescue 1 0.75% 245 Hrs 5.62%
Wrong Location 1 0.75% 1 Hrs 0.02%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 133 4,360 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 107 5393 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 136 9495 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 129 5305 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 127 2057 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 254 1819 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 102 1675 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 92 1962 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 180 3256 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 95 865 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 89 1225 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 133 1154 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 108 935 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 97 1653 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 105 990 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 126 1756 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 115 930 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 120 1640 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 119 983 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 156 1595 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 109 1389 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 188
Total Incidents for 1999-00 101
Total Incidents for 1998-99 97
Total Incidents for 1997-98 97

Post Codes
In Response Area
5154 5155 5245
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Bridgewater, SA
Verdun, SA

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