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SA Country Fire Service Station

Compton

Information on this station was last updated on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Compton Station
Compton Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Compton 34P
Compton 34P     -     Picture by Compton CFS

Comments On Station Moved into a new station building which replaced the old in 2008
New 34P delivered September 2014

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Mount Gambier District Group
Established: 1939

Contact Information
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Physical Location 1 Compton Hall Road, Suttontown SA
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 6, 761161
GPS Latitude: -37.801685 Longitude: 140.728736
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address PO Box 3690,
Mount Gambier SA 5290
E-mail Compton CFS - comptoncfs@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesday 6.30pm, Cadets Wednesdays 6:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Gary Stevens, or attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Gary Stevens, or attend station on a training night - Cadet training commencing May 2021 - Wednesdays 6.30pm-8.30pm during school terms.

Vehicles & Appliances
Compton 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S539AQK
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Hazmat
Lighting
GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : EMA - Enhanced Mutual Aid
Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
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 - 4 sets
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS
Hazmat Equipment
 
Response Area Includes : Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Metropolitan - Major City and Suburban areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 226
VHF Radio Channel: 23, 98, 35
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 54 Responses
Alarm Operates Due To Power Surge/Spike Or Short Circuit - 707 1 1.85% 2 Hrs 0.20%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 1.85% 7 Hrs 0.71%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 1 1.85% 1 Hrs 0.10%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 1 1.85% 2 Hrs 0.20%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 2 3.70% 55 Hrs 5.61%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 3.70% 26 Hrs 2.65%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 6 11.11% 12 Hrs 1.22%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 6 11.11% 24 Hrs 2.45%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 1 1.85% 1 Hrs 0.10%
Forest Fire 6 11.11% 361 Hrs 36.80%
Good Intent Call 1 1.85% N/A
Grass Or Stubble Fire 10 18.52% 220 Hrs 22.43%
Hazardous Material 1 1.85% 56 Hrs 5.71%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 1.85% 22 Hrs 2.24%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 1.85% 10 Hrs 1.02%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 1 1.85% 3 Hrs 0.31%
Rubbish Fire 4 7.41% 21 Hrs 2.14%
Tree Down 3 5.56% 11 Hrs 1.12%
Tree Fire 1 1.85% 51 Hrs 5.20%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 1 1.85% 14 Hrs 1.43%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 3 5.56% 82 Hrs 8.36%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 54 981 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 45 1340 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 54 1147 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 26 207 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 41 231 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 46 532 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 37 258 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 68 1094 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 42 369 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 86 1488 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 49 454 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 52 473 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 43 303 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 28 124 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 53 244 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 47 602 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 49 493 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 40 455 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 46 387 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 28 257 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 22 110 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 35
Total Incidents for 1999-00 28
Total Incidents for 1998-99 37
Total Incidents for 1997-98 23

Post Codes
In Response Area
5290 5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Burrungule, SA
Compton, SA
Suttontown, SA

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