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SA Country Fire Service Station

Hermitage

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

Hermitage Station
Hermitage Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Hermitage 14
Hermitage 14     -     Picture by Daniel Baldwin
Hermitage 34
Hermitage 34     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New 14 delivered June 2014
New 34 delivered July 2018

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Gumeracha Group
Established: 1975

Contact Information
Physical Location 300 Range Road North, Upper Hermitage SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149C Ref: 950469
UBD Map: 86 Ref: C2
GPS Latitude: -34.800184 Longitude: 138.759139
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8380 5202
Fax (08) 8380 5921
Postal Address 300 Range Road North,
Upper Hermitage SA 5131
E-mail Hermitage CFS - hermitagecfsbrigade@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesday 7.00 pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night. Please note there may be a waiting list
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Hermitage 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu NPS300
Water Capacity: 1600 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQN145
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Hermitage 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139/260
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S037AQW
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
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
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 160 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 098 & 078
VHF Radio Channel: 58, 62, 63

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 86 Responses
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities - 765 1 1.16% N/A
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 2 2.33% 4 Hrs 0.08%
Animal rescue 2 2.33% 54 Hrs 1.08%
Arcing, shorted electrical equipment 1 1.16% 7 Hrs 0.14%
Assist other agencies 1 1.16% 2 Hrs 0.04%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 1.16% 47 Hrs 0.94%
Building fire 3 3.49% 11 Hrs 0.22%
Cover assignment 5 5.81% 226 Hrs 4.52%
Did not arrive (stop call) 4 4.65% 103 Hrs 2.06%
Good intent call 2 2.33% 4 Hrs 0.08%
Grass or stubble fire 10 11.63% 351 Hrs 7.02%
Haystack 1 1.16% 39 Hrs 0.78%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 1.16% 95 Hrs 1.90%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 2 2.33% 28 Hrs 0.56%
Private alarm - false alarm (domestic) 1 1.16% N/A
Scrub and grass fire 32 37.21% 3,851 Hrs 77.04%
Tree down 9 10.47% 26 Hrs 0.52%
Tree fire 5 5.81% 6 Hrs 0.12%
Vehicle accident with injuries 3 3.49% 145 Hrs 2.90%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 86 4,999 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 53 2823 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 42 1768 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 42 648 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 41 1615 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 52 2799 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 45 959 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 48 761 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 39 411 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 60 456 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 47 582 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 35 434 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 46 89013 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 58 780 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 49 1005 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 46 1272 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 39 478 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 29 783 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 19 197 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 3
Total Incidents for 1999-00 10
Total Incidents for 1998-99 16
Total Incidents for 1997-98 11

Post Codes
In Response Area
5131 5133
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Houghton, SA
Inglewood,
Lower Hermitage,
Upper Hermitage, SA

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