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SA Country Fire Service Station

Kapunda

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

Kapunda Station
Kapunda Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Kapunda 24P
Kapunda 24P     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Kapunda 34
Kapunda 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Kapunda BBQ Trailer
Kapunda BBQ Trailer     -     Picture by Steven Wegener

Comments On Station New 34 delivered August 2012

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Light Group
Established: 1942

Contact Information
Physical Location Main Street, Kapunda SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 207D Ref: 082980
GPS Latitude: -34.343554 Longitude: 138.913550
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8566 2107
Fax (08) 8566 3247
Postal Address PO Box 422,
Kapunda SA 5373

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Attend station on training night, or contact the Captain, William Denholm
Advice to Cadets Attend station on training night, contact the Captain, William Denholm

Vehicles & Appliances
Kapunda 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB893
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Quick Fill Pump
Kapunda 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S772AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation Equipment
Kapunda BBQ Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Modern
Registration Number: S583TQA
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 - 4 sets
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 120 Litres
Portable Generator
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting
Quick Fill Pump
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 100 & 80
VHF Radio Channel: 103,99,109
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 41 Responses
Accidental operation of alarm, human activity simulated cond. - 762 1 2.44% 3 Hrs 0.18%
Alarm activation due to steam, shower, bath, sauna, urn/kettle - 768 1 2.44% 1 Hrs 0.06%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 1 2.44% 4 Hrs 0.24%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 2 4.88% 4 Hrs 0.24%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 2.44% 42 Hrs 2.56%
Building fire 3 7.32% 22 Hrs 1.34%
Did not arrive (stop call) 4 9.76% 5 Hrs 0.31%
Grass or stubble fire 12 29.27% 827 Hrs 50.49%
Other (outside fire) 1 2.44% 2 Hrs 0.12%
Scrub and grass fire 4 9.76% 355 Hrs 21.67%
Simulated condition (incense, candles) - 758 1 2.44% 2 Hrs 0.12%
Tree down 8 19.51% 298 Hrs 18.19%
Vehicle accident / no injury 1 2.44% 70 Hrs 4.27%
Vehicle accident with injuries 1 2.44% 3 Hrs 0.18%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 41 1,638 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 51 2538 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 62 993 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 66 1374 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 71 1126 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 68 2075 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 85 2182 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 65 1577 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 56 1404 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 55 2213 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 31 661 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 44 726 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 47 705 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 65 1215 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 52 708 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 37 419 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 40 565 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 46 858 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 42 1041 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 59
Total Incidents for 1999-00 36
Total Incidents for 1998-99 32
Total Incidents for 1997-98 27

Post Codes
In Response Area
5356 5373 5374
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Allendale North, SA
Bagot Well, SA
Bethel, SA
Fords, SA
Hamilton, SA
Hansborough, SA
Kapunda, SA
Koonunga, SA
Moppa, SA
St Johns, SA
St Kitts, SA

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