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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Echunga

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Echunga Station
Echunga Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Echunga 14
Echunga 14     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Echunga 34
Echunga 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered July 2007

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Heysen Group
Established: 1939

Contact Information
Physical Location Adelaide Road, Echunga SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 121C Ref: 989137
UBD Map: 183 Ref: C6
GPS Lattitude: -35.099192 Longitude: 138.792974
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8388 8181
Fax (08) 8388 8450
Postal Address PO Box 62,
Echunga SA 5153
E-mail Echunga CFS - Echunga@cfsbrigade.org.au

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 1930 Hrs (7.30pm)
Advice to Recruits Please call at Station on Monday night
Advice to Cadets Cadets every second Friday, 7pm, on a Group basis. Please contact the brigade on either a Monday or Friday night.

Vehicles & Appliances
Echunga 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Canter FG637
Water Capacity: 700 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: WMK819
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Echunga 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Ranger Pro 8Z
Comments: Automatic transmission
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: XQO208
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Rescue Litter
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation Equipment
Echunga Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Kessner
Registration Number: TCP788
Equipment: Quick Fill Pump

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
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s) - Group BA Compressor
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 100 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 1 unit(s)
Rescue Litter
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 128 & 129
VHF Radio Channel: 87, 77,103
UHF CB Radio Channel: 11

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2018-19 - 78 Responses
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 1 1.28% 210 Hrs 4.93%
Animal rescue 2 2.56% 82 Hrs 1.92%
Assist other agencies 1 1.28% 1 Hrs 0.02%
Barbecue or hangi 1 1.28% 4 Hrs 0.09%
Building fire 7 8.97% 48 Hrs 1.13%
Food stuffs burnt, confined to cooking equipment 1 1.28% 9 Hrs 0.21%
Good intent call 1 1.28% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Grape spills 2 2.56% 53 Hrs 1.24%
Grass or stubble fire 6 7.69% 366 Hrs 8.59%
Medical assist 1 1.28% 111 Hrs 2.61%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 1.28% 80 Hrs 1.88%
Power line down 1 1.28% 33 Hrs 0.77%
Prescribed burn 1 1.28% 7 Hrs 0.16%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 1.28% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Scrub and grass fire 7 8.97% 790 Hrs 18.54%
Tree down 31 39.74% 1,601 Hrs 37.57%
Tree fire 1 1.28% 90 Hrs 2.11%
Vehicle accident / no injury 8 10.26% 540 Hrs 12.67%
Vehicle accident rescue 1 1.28% 12 Hrs 0.28%
Vehicle accident with injuries 3 3.85% 219 Hrs 5.14%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 78 4,261 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 73 354 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 136 705 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 103 1033 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 89 1420 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 122 1825 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 92 746 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 57 490 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 96 989 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 97 1303 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 77 851 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 129 1606 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 94 1474 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 122 1192 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 132 2229 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 103 1012 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 117 1328 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 96 823 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 78
Total Incidents for 1999-00 66
Total Incidents for 1998-99 75
Total Incidents for 1997-98 122

Post Codes
In Response Area
5153
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Biggs Flat, SA
Chapel Hill, SA
Echunga, SA
Flaxley, SA
Jupiter Creek, SA

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