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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Gawler River District

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

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

Comments On Station Moved into new station July 2016
New 34 delivered June 2018

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Light Group
Established: 1979

Contact Information
Physical Location 1082 Dawkins Road, Gawler River SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 177D Ref: 847673
GPS Latitude: -34.612459 Longitude: 138.651586
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8524 3810
Fax (08) 8524 3032
Postal Address 1082 Dawkins Rd,
Gawler River SA 5118

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 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
Defibrillation Equipment

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
Defibrillator
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 2019-20 - 97 Responses
Arcing, shorted electrical equipment 1 1.03% N/A
Assist other agencies 1 1.03% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 1.03% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Building fire 2 2.06% 4 Hrs 0.06%
Building fire - structure & content 1 1.03% 35 Hrs 0.54%
Cover assignment 1 1.03% 110 Hrs 1.71%
Did not arrive (stop call) 16 16.49% 179 Hrs 2.78%
Grass or stubble fire 23 23.71% 712 Hrs 11.06%
Investigation (smoke) 10 10.31% 158 Hrs 2.46%
Mobile property / vehicle 4 4.12% 20 Hrs 0.31%
Mobile property fire - off road vehicles 1 1.03% 4 Hrs 0.06%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 7 7.22% 44 Hrs 0.68%
Mobile property fire - road transport vehicle 3 3.09% 204 Hrs 3.17%
Other (outside fire) 1 1.03% 3 Hrs 0.05%
Rubbish fire 3 3.09% 27 Hrs 0.42%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 1.03% N/A
Scrub and grass fire 5 5.15% 719 Hrs 11.17%
Tree down 2 2.06% 2,979 Hrs 46.29%
Tree fire 2 2.06% 4 Hrs 0.06%
Vehicle accident / no injury 7 7.22% 1,174 Hrs 18.24%
Vehicle accident with injuries 5 5.15% 55 Hrs 0.85%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 97 6,435 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 96 997 Hrs
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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