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SA Country Fire Service Station

Donovans

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Donovans Station
Donovans Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Donovans 44
Donovans 44     -     Picture by Andrew Hogg

Comments On Station New 44 appliance delivered August 2016

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Kingsley Group
Established: 1963

Contact Information
Physical Location Adams Street, Donovans SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 7 Ref: 962926
GPS Latitude: -38.012618 Longitude: 140.958952
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8738 4267
Fax (08) 8738 4267
Postal Address PO Box 1755,
Mount Gambier SA 5290

How To Join
Training Occurs Frist Tuesday each month
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night, or contact the Captain, Michael Teigesser
Advice to Cadets Please contact Wade Chant on 0488313225

Vehicles & Appliances
Donovans 44 4WD, 4000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 4000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S336AQN
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 120 Litres
Quick Fill Pump - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 228
VHF Radio Channel: 69, 30, 51
UHF CB Radio Channel: 18

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 11 Responses
Forest fire 1 9.09% 86 Hrs 5.13%
Grass or stubble fire 6 54.55% 1,006 Hrs 60.02%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 9.09% N/A
Scrub and grass fire 3 27.27% 584 Hrs 34.84%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 11 1,676 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 12 542 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 13 261 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 9 51 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 5 47 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 10 35 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 16 210 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 16 168 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 15 72 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 14 83 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 12 108 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 9 102 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 15 421 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 10 196 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 9 92 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 13 259 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 5 29 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 14 215 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 6 34 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 12
Total Incidents for 1999-00 10
Total Incidents for 1998-99 12
Total Incidents for 1997-98 2

Post Codes
In Response Area
3292 5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Caveton, SA
Donovans, SA
Nelson,
Wye, SA

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