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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Lochaber

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

Lochaber Station
Lochaber Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Lochaber 44
Lochaber 44     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree

Comments On Station Moved into new station, July 2012
New 44 delivered August 2016

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Naracoorte Group
Established: 1948

Contact Information
Physical Location 172 Lochaber North Road, Lochaber SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 30 Ref: 580238
GPS Latitude: -36.830030 Longitude: 140.530420
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address PMB 117,
Naracoorte SA 5271

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits New members most welcome. Please contact the Captain, Robert Williams
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Lochaber 44 4WD, 4000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 4000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S679AQM
Equipment: 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 : Firefighting Foam - 60 Litres
GPS
Quick Fill Pump
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 227 & 238
VHF Radio Channel: 29, 62, 87
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 8 Responses
Grass or stubble fire 1 12.50% N/A
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 12.50% N/A
Tree down 3 37.50% N/A
Vehicle accident / no injury 1 12.50% N/A
Vehicle accident rescue 1 12.50% 192 Hrs 78.37%
Vehicle accident with injuries 1 12.50% 53 Hrs 21.63%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 8 245 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 10 594 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 13 233 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 13 45 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 6 35 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 13 47 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 9 55 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 14 413 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 6 25 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 11 88 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 9 72 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 7 116 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 11 87 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 13 520 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 11 196 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 10 156 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 8 85 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 7 57 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 11 133 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 14
Total Incidents for 1999-00 5
Total Incidents for 1998-99 14
Total Incidents for 1997-98 7

Post Codes
In Response Area
5271
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Keppoch, SA
Lochaber, SA
The Gap, SA

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