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SA Country Fire Service Station

Gumeracha

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Gumeracha Station
Gumeracha Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Gumeracha 34P
Gumeracha 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Gumeracha 44
Gumeracha 44     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New 34P delivered November 2014
New 44 delivered September 2019

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Gumeracha Group
Established: 1946

Contact Information
Physical Location Murray Street, Gumeracha SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149D Ref: 064443
GPS Latitude: -34.825641 Longitude: 138.883681
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8389 1569
Fax (08) 8389 1583
Postal Address PO Box 310,
Gumeracha SA 5233
E-mail Gumeracha CFS - gumerachacfs@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesday 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Hans Liedig, or contact the station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact station on a training night

Vehicles & Appliances
Gumeracha 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S667AQM
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
Defibrillation Equipment
Gumeracha 44 4WD, 4000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-240
Water Capacity: 4000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S666AQX
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
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 2 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 60 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 098 & 078
VHF Radio Channel: 58, 62, 63
UHF CB Radio Channel: 21

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 190 Responses
Aircraft incident / emergency 1 0.53% 7 Hrs 0.31%
Assist other agencies 2 1.05% 247 Hrs 11.04%
Assist police or other gov. agency 4 2.11% 4 Hrs 0.18%
Building fire 4 2.11% 28 Hrs 1.25%
Building fire - structure & content 1 0.53% 2 Hrs 0.09%
Building weakend or collapsed 1 0.53% 9 Hrs 0.40%
Chimney or flue fire 1 0.53% 6 Hrs 0.27%
Cover assignment 7 3.68% N/A
Did not arrive (stop call) 6 3.16% 148 Hrs 6.62%
Flood 1 0.53% 6 Hrs 0.27%
Forest fire 1 0.53% 63 Hrs 2.82%
Good intent call 4 2.11% 12 Hrs 0.54%
Grass or stubble fire 88 46.32% 84 Hrs 3.76%
Investigation (smoke) 3 1.58% N/A
Malicious false alarm - or mischevious damage to mcp or det/spkl - 711 1 0.53% 108 Hrs 4.83%
Mobile property fire - off road vehicles 1 0.53% 10 Hrs 0.45%
Private alarm - false alarm (commercial) - 746 1 0.53% 1 Hrs 0.04%
Rubbish fire 2 1.05% 164 Hrs 7.33%
Scrub and grass fire 10 5.26% 431 Hrs 19.27%
Tree down 14 7.37% 236 Hrs 10.55%
Tree fire 22 11.58% 225 Hrs 10.06%
Vehicle accident / no injury 9 4.74% 331 Hrs 14.80%
Vehicle accident with injuries 6 3.16% 115 Hrs 5.14%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 190 2,237 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 59 1790 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 53 2139 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 77 766 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 34 1199 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 64 5340 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 91 2285 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 67 1381 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 51 568 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 51 394 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 49 813 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 50 404 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 59 1163 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 70 1329 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 56 752 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 51 582 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 43 470 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 48 758 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 37 181 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 45
Total Incidents for 1999-00 27
Total Incidents for 1998-99 23
Total Incidents for 1997-98 32

Post Codes
In Response Area
5233
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Gumeracha, SA
Kenton Valley, SA

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