South Australian Country Fire Service Promotions Unit

Raising awareness of the roles, training and activities of CFS Volunteers state-wide

 
SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Kingston

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Kingston Station
Kingston Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Kingston 44
Kingston 44     -     Picture by Scott Murray
Kingston 34P
Kingston 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Kingston Trailer
Kingston Trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Kingston Trailer
Kingston Trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Also Group base for Lacepede CFS Group
New joint CFS - SES Station completed 2005
New 34P delivered October 2011
New 44 delivered Sept 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Lacepede Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 2 Smiths Lane, Kingston SE SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 27 Ref: 978222
GPS Latitude: -36.840123 Longitude: 139.854024
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8767 2755
Fax (08) 8767 2738
Postal Address 11 Gough St,
Kingston SE SA 5275

How To Join
Training Occurs 1st & 3rd Thursday of each Month 7.30 pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Bevan Schaefer
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Bevan Schaefer

Vehicles & Appliances
Kingston 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S779AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Kingston 44 4WD, 4000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260
Water Capacity: 4000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S068BQB
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
Kingston Catering van Support Trailer
Make and Model:
Comments: Joint CFS / SES support trailer
Equipment:
Kingston Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Robe Engineering
Registration Number: TQO791
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
Quick Fill Pump

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 - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 160 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Floating Collar Dam
Quick Fill Pump - 2 unit(s)
 
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: 224 & 235
VHF Radio Channel: 94, 24, 41
UHF CB Radio Channel: 12

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 40 Responses
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 7 17.50% 162 Hrs 15.87%
Assist other agencies 5 12.50% 137 Hrs 13.42%
Assist police or other gov. agency 2 5.00% N/A
Building fire 1 2.50% N/A
Did not arrive (stop call) 1 2.50% 3 Hrs 0.29%
Grass or stubble fire 11 27.50% 413 Hrs 40.45%
Other assistance 1 2.50% 37 Hrs 3.62%
Rubbish bin 1 2.50% 6 Hrs 0.59%
Scrub and grass fire 5 12.50% 207 Hrs 20.27%
Search 2 5.00% N/A
Tree down 2 5.00% N/A
Tree fire 1 2.50% 35 Hrs 3.43%
Vehicle accident with injuries 1 2.50% 21 Hrs 2.06%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 40 1,021 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 27 1717 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 54 857 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 29 341 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 32 317 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 29 540 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 35 332 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 44 722 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 25 712 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 32 416 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 43 667 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 35 298 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 23 238 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 42 565 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 30 374 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 35 208 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 30 366 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 46 638 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 34 600 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 35
Total Incidents for 1999-00 37
Total Incidents for 1998-99 34
Total Incidents for 1997-98 22

Post Codes
In Response Area
5275
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Blackford,
Cape Jaffa, SA
Kingston Se, SA
Pinks Beach, SA
Reedy Creek, SA
Rosetown, SA
Sandy Grove, SA
West Range, SA
Wyomi, SA

Update Station Details