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SA Country Fire Service Station

Bute

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Bute Station
Bute Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Bute 34P
Bute 34P     -     Picture by Bute CFS
Bute QRV
Bute QRV     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station Joint CFS / SES Station
New QAV appliance delivered April 2008
New 34P delivered January 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Northern Yorke Peninsula Group
Established: 1946

Contact Information
Physical Location Railway Terrace, Bute SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 265 Ref: 230486
GPS Latitude: -33.865851 Longitude: 138.006879
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8826 2249
Fax (08) 8826 2259
Postal Address PO Box 179,
Bute SA 5560

How To Join
Training Occurs Last Wednesday of each month
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Ben Manners
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Ben Manners

Vehicles & Appliances
Bute 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S706AQX
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Medical Oxygen
Defibrillation Equipment
Thermal Imaging Camera
Bute QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Landcruiser
Water Capacity: 580 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQO216
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Thermal Imaging Camera

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : 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 - 2 sets
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting
Medical Oxygen equipment
RCR Heavy / Light
Thermal Imaging Camera - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 101 & 081
VHF Radio Channel: 97,104, 89
UHF CB Radio Channel: 39

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 84 Responses
Assist other agencies 1 1.19% 27 Hrs 0.44%
Building fire 1 1.19% 165 Hrs 2.71%
Building fire - structure & content 2 2.38% 29 Hrs 0.48%
Combustible / flammable leak 1 1.19% 162 Hrs 2.66%
Grain / crop fire 11 13.10% 1,455 Hrs 23.91%
Grass or stubble fire 19 22.62% 503 Hrs 8.26%
Haystack 3 3.57% 51 Hrs 0.84%
Investigation (smoke) 2 2.38% 12 Hrs 0.20%
Mobile property fire - road transport vehicle 1 1.19% 5 Hrs 0.08%
Rubbish fire 2 2.38% 170 Hrs 2.79%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 1.19% 3 Hrs 0.05%
Scrub and grass fire 29 34.52% 3,227 Hrs 53.02%
Tree down 1 1.19% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Vehicle accident / no injury 3 3.57% 9 Hrs 0.15%
Vehicle accident rescue 4 4.76% 55 Hrs 0.90%
Vehicle accident with injuries 3 3.57% 211 Hrs 3.47%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 84 6,086 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 29 1986 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 24 539 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 30 663 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 33 1103 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 27 2060 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 57 1747 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 52 2810 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 14 390 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 15 105 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 14 169 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 28 1020 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 23 646 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 21 891 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 8 143 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 12 224 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 9 157 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 8 136 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 7 86 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 4
Total Incidents for 1998-99 3
Total Incidents for 1997-98 4

Post Codes
In Response Area
5520 5554 5560
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Barunga Gap,
Bute, SA
Thomas Plain, SA

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