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SA Country Fire Service Station

Gawler River District

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, June 1, 2018

Gawler River Station
Gawler River Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Gawler River 34
Gawler River 34     -     Picture by Gawler River CFS

Comments On Station Moved into new station July 2016, on same block as old station
Ne 34 delivered June 2018

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Light Group
Established: 1978

Contact Information
Physical Location 1082 Dawkins Road, Gawler River SA
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CFS Map Book Map: MLR 177D Ref: 847673
GPS Lattitude: -34.612459 Longitude: 138.651586
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8524 3810
Fax (08) 8524 3032
Postal Address PO Box 1227,
Gawler SA 5118

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 1930 Hrs (7:30pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend any training night, or contact the Captain, Brian Turner, 0408 838 942
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Gawler River 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S904AQT
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2

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
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 100 & 80
VHF Radio Channel: 103,99,109
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2017-18 - 50 Responses
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 1 2.00% N/A
Assist Other Agencies 2 4.00% N/A
Building Fire 2 4.00% 4 Hrs 1.51%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 4.00% 119 Hrs 44.91%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 2.00% N/A
Grass Or Stubble Fire 13 26.00% 97 Hrs 36.60%
Hazardous Material 1 2.00% N/A
Investigation (Burnoff) 1 2.00% N/A
Investigation (Smoke) 1 2.00% 3 Hrs 1.13%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 5 10.00% 10 Hrs 3.77%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 2 4.00% N/A
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 1 2.00% N/A
Other (Outside Fire) 2 4.00% N/A
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 2 4.00% 13 Hrs 4.91%
Tree Down 2 4.00% N/A
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 6 12.00% 3 Hrs 1.13%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 2.00% N/A
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 5 10.00% 16 Hrs 6.04%
Total Incidents for 2017-18 50 265 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 58 290 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 60 414 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 51 365 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 77 562 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 69 388 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 71 477 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 68 850 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 70 645 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 57 629 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 37 237 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 51 873 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 44 407 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 42 324 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 47 405 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 58 791 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 50 442 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 37
Total Incidents for 1999-00 29
Total Incidents for 1998-99 40
Total Incidents for 1997-98 32

Post Codes
In Response Area
5118 5501 5502
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Buchfelde, SA
Gawler Belt, SA
Gawler River, SA
Lewiston, SA
Reeves Plains, SA
Reid, SA
Ward Belt, SA

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