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SA Country Fire Service Station

Currency Creek

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, May 12, 2019

Currency Creek Station
Currency Creek Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Currency Creek 34
Currency Creek 34     -     Picture by Mel Crawford

Comments On Station New 34 delivered March 2013

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Mundoo Group
Established: 1953

Contact Information
Physical Location 2832 Alexandrina Road, Currency Creek SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 96A Ref: 969744
GPS Lattitude: -35.451017 Longitude: 138.764013
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8555 4159
Fax (08) 8555 4159
Postal Address PO Box 503,
Goolwa SA 5214
E-mail Currency Creek - cuckcfs@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 19:00 Hrs (7:00pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend Station on a training night,
Advice to Cadets Cadets train with seniors, please attend station on a training night.

Vehicles & Appliances
Currency Creek 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S510AQK
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation Equipment

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 - 2 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 40 Litres
GPS - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 138 & 139
VHF Radio Channel: 16, 17, 18
UHF CB Radio Channel: 21

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2018-19 - 62 Responses
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 5 8.06% 9 Hrs 0.86%
Building fire 4 6.45% 21 Hrs 2.00%
Building fire - structure & content 1 1.61% 4 Hrs 0.38%
Did not arrive (stop call) 15 24.19% 19 Hrs 1.81%
Forest fire 1 1.61% 157 Hrs 14.94%
Grape spills 1 1.61% 2 Hrs 0.19%
Grass or stubble fire 6 9.68% 254 Hrs 24.17%
Mobile property fire - campervan/caravan 1 1.61% 120 Hrs 11.42%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 2 3.23% 60 Hrs 5.71%
Mobile property fire - road transport vehicle 1 1.61% 8 Hrs 0.76%
Other (outside fire) 2 3.23% 7 Hrs 0.67%
Other assistance 2 3.23% 108 Hrs 10.28%
Prescribed burn 1 1.61% 2 Hrs 0.19%
Rubbish fire 1 1.61% 14 Hrs 1.33%
Scrub and grass fire 2 3.23% 14 Hrs 1.33%
Tree down 9 14.52% 111 Hrs 10.56%
Tree fire 1 1.61% 5 Hrs 0.48%
Vehicle accident / no injury 1 1.61% 90 Hrs 8.56%
Vehicle accident rescue 1 1.61% 33 Hrs 3.14%
Vehicle accident with injuries 4 6.45% 11 Hrs 1.05%
Wind storm 1 1.61% 2 Hrs 0.19%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 62 1,051 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 36 260 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 49 338 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 58 185 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 48 735 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 63 6179 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 72 1598 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 52 538 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 50 378 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 36 683 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 36 218 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 49 590 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 52 914 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 32 479 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 35 398 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 39 539 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 34 413 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 35 481 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 23
Total Incidents for 1999-00 22
Total Incidents for 1998-99 28
Total Incidents for 1997-98 18

Post Codes
In Response Area
5214 5255
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Currency Creek, SA
Mosquito Hill, SA
Tooperang, SA

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