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SA Country Fire Service Station

Crystal Brook

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Crystal Brook Station
Crystal Brook Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Crystal Brook 34
Crystal Brook 34     -     Picture by Dean Norman
Crystal Brook 34P
Crystal Brook 34P     -     Picture by Gavin Hodgson

Comments On Station Group base for Spencer Group
New 34P appliance delivered November 2005
New 34 delivered June 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Group : Spencer Group
Established: 1947

Contact Information
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Physical Location 39 Railway Terrace, Crystal Brook SA
CFS Map Book Map: SFR 331, 399061
GPS Latitude: -33.353621 Longitude: 138.207042
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8636 2688
Fax (08) 8636 2700
Postal Address 39 Railway Terrace,
Crystal Brook SA 5523

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Crystal Brook 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S083BQB
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Crystal Brook 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB448
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Thermal Imaging Camera

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
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 - 4 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 2 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 140 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam
Quick Fill Pump
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 074 & 059
VHF Radio Channel: 72, 82, 78
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 54 Responses
Alarm Activation Due To Aerosol Use (Hair Spray, Insecticides) - 767 1 1.85% 2 Hrs 0.11%
Alarm Activation Due To Poor Building Maint-Dust,Cobwebs,Insects - 766 1 1.85% 3 Hrs 0.16%
Assist Other Agencies 6 11.11% 316 Hrs 16.75%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 3 5.56% 239 Hrs 12.67%
Building Fire - Content Only 1 1.85% 15 Hrs 0.79%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 3.70% 22 Hrs 1.17%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 1 1.85% 5 Hrs 0.26%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 1 1.85% 2 Hrs 0.11%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 6 11.11% 24 Hrs 1.27%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 1 1.85% 84 Hrs 4.45%
Grain / Crop Fire 1 1.85% 6 Hrs 0.32%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 8 14.81% 416 Hrs 22.05%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 1.85% 6 Hrs 0.32%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 1 1.85% 38 Hrs 2.01%
Mobile Property Fire - Off Road Vehicles 1 1.85% 6 Hrs 0.32%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 1.85% 13 Hrs 0.69%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 2 3.70% 121 Hrs 6.41%
Power Line Down 1 1.85% 68 Hrs 3.60%
Rubbish Fire 1 1.85% 14 Hrs 0.74%
Scrub And Grass Fire 1 1.85% 92 Hrs 4.88%
Tree Down 2 3.70% 6 Hrs 0.32%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 4 7.41% 216 Hrs 11.45%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 7 12.96% 173 Hrs 9.17%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 54 1,887 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 65 2658 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 83 6829 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 54 2739 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 47 1061 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 73 618 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 58 721 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 74 1182 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 101 1896 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 78 1563 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 83 1792 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 89 1024 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 49 728 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 44 551 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 46 715 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 46 514 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 58 902 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 52 667 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 48 617 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 57 1279 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 48 814 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 41
Total Incidents for 1999-00 33
Total Incidents for 1998-99 41
Total Incidents for 1997-98 50

Post Codes
In Response Area
5523
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Crystal Brook, SA
Huddleston, SA
Merriton, SA
Nurom, SA

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