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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

East Torrens Group

Information on this station was last updated on Tuesday, September 1, 2020

East Torrens Group Control Centre
East Torrens Group Control Centre     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
East Torrens A BW11
East Torrens A BW11     -     Picture by David Millward
East Torrens BW11
East Torrens BW11     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
East Torrens Car 1
East Torrens Car 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
East Torrens Car 2
East Torrens Car 2     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
East Torrens Logistics
East Torrens Logistics     -     Picture by Aidan Hosking
East Torrens Ops Car 1
East Torrens Ops Car 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New Group base officially commissioned Jan 2012
New BW11 delivered Feb 2018
New ABW11 delivered August 2020

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Athelstone
    Basket Range
    Carey Gully
    Cherryville
    East Torrens CFS Group Operational Support
    East Torrens Group
    Greenhill
    Montacute
    Norton Summit / Ashton
    Piccadilly
    Summertown and District
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 1

Contact Information
Physical Location 1192 Greenhill Rd, Uraidla SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149A Ref: 940294
UBD Map: 133 Ref: P7
GPS Lattitude: -34.956427 Longitude: 138.744398
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8390 3867
Fax (08) 8390 0439
Postal Address PO Box 34,
Uraidla SA 5142

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
East Torrens A BW11 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu Giga CXZ Premium
Water Capacity: 10800 Litres
Registration Number: S020AQU
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
East Torrens BW11 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu Giga CXY Premium
Comments: Based at Norton Summit
Water Capacity: 10800 Litres
Registration Number: S066AQS
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
East Torrens Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQA338
Equipment:
East Torrens Car 2 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQO343
Equipment: GPS
East Torrens Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: XQO335
Equipment: GPS
East Torrens Ops Support Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Hilux
Registration Number: S716AQX
Equipment:

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Fire Bomber Support - Aircraft Refilling
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
EMA - Enhanced Mutual Aid
Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
Specialist Investigation - Fire Cause Investigation
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 - 24 sets
BA Compressor - 2 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 15 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 6 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 1880 Litres
Portable Generator - 3 unit(s)
GPS - 25 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 5 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 1 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 3 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 1 unit(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 3 litter(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera - 6 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Metropolitan - Major City and Suburban areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 126 & 127
VHF Radio Channel: 92, 97,104

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 27 Responses
Chimney or flue fire 2 7.41% 3 Hrs 0.32%
Fip - reset prior to arrival by management - 730 1 3.70% N/A
Good intent call 1 3.70% 1 Hrs 0.11%
Grass or stubble fire 5 18.52% 279 Hrs 29.78%
Other (outside fire) 1 3.70% 1 Hrs 0.11%
Scrub and grass fire 9 33.33% 646 Hrs 68.94%
Tree down 6 22.22% 5 Hrs 0.53%
Unauthorised burning 1 3.70% 1 Hrs 0.11%
Vehicle accident / no injury 1 3.70% 1 Hrs 0.11%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 27 937 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 19 73665 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 6 760 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 9 4652 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 17 22564 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 9 6010 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 5 2437 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 3 296 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 2
Total Incidents for 2006-07 4 119 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 3 8 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 2 150 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 1 41 Hrs
Total Incidents for 1999-00 6
Total Incidents for 1998-99 17
Total Incidents for 1997-98 12

Post Codes
In Response Area
5072 5074 5076 5134 5136 5137 5138 5139 5140 5141 5142 5144 5151 5152 5155
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Ashton, SA
Athelstone, SA
Auldana, SA
Basket Range, SA
Campbelltown, SA
Carey Gully, SA
Castambul, SA
Cherryville, SA
Cleland, SA
Crafers, SA
Greenhill, SA
Horsnell Gully, SA
Marble Hill, SA
Montacute, SA
Mount George, SA
Mount Lofty, SA
Newton, SA
Norton Summit, SA
Piccadilly, SA
Summertown, SA
Teringie, SA
Uraidla, SA
Woodforde, SA

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