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SA Country Fire Service Station

Iron Knob

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Iron Knob Station
Iron Knob Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Iron Knob 34
Iron Knob 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34 delivered March 2017
Moved into new station, September 2020
Name change to Middleback CFS, May 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Group : Flinders Group
Established: 1980

Contact Information
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Physical Location 41 Keith St, Whyalla SA
CFS Map Book Map: Flind 361, 417420
GPS Latitude: -33.039017 Longitude: 137.557286
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address n/a,
n/a SA 5000

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Iron Knob 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S556AQR
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Thermal Imaging Camera

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Chainsaw
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 60 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Arid Regions - Semi-desert areas of inland Australia
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications :

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 24 Responses
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 4.17% N/A
Building Fire 2 8.33% 9 Hrs 4.17%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 4.17% 1 Hrs 0.46%
Flood 3 12.50% 15 Hrs 6.94%
Good Intent Call 2 8.33% 2 Hrs 0.93%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 8.33% 75 Hrs 34.72%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 2 8.33% 4 Hrs 1.85%
Mobile Property Fire - Campervan/Caravan 1 4.17% N/A
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 1 4.17% 8 Hrs 3.70%
Other Assistance 1 4.17% 45 Hrs 20.83%
Rubbish Fire 1 4.17% 17 Hrs 7.87%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 7 29.17% 40 Hrs 18.52%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 24 216 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 17 906 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 25 2918 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 9 48 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 5 87 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 25 479 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 19 280 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 13 218 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 12 251 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 22 208 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 18 194 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 4 14 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 7 142 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 16 645 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 26 1102 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 16 454 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 18 625 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 6 44 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 7 42 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 8 108 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 6 21 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 6
Total Incidents for 1999-00 7
Total Incidents for 1998-99 7
Total Incidents for 1997-98 8

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