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SA Country Fire Service Station

Mount Benson

Information on this station was last updated on Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Mount Benson Station
Mount Benson Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Mount Benson 34
Mount Benson 34     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree

Comments On Station Refurbished 34 delivered May 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Robe Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 2546 Southern Ports Highway, Mount Benson SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 20 Ref: 933994
GPS Latitude: -37.044729 Longitude: 139.800716
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address PMB 30,
Kingston SA 5276

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Tom Goode
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Mount Benson 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: XQN151
Equipment:

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 - 80 Litres
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 229
VHF Radio Channel: 2, 74, 35

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 9 Responses
Assist other agencies 1 11.11% N/A
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 11.11% N/A
Grass or stubble fire 1 11.11% N/A
Power line down 1 11.11% 42 Hrs 100.00%
Tree down 2 22.22% N/A
Vehicle accident / no injury 1 11.11% N/A
Vehicle accident with injuries 2 22.22% N/A
Total Incidents for 2019-20 9 42 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 2
Total Incidents for 2017-18 11
Total Incidents for 2016-17 1
Total Incidents for 2015-16 3 46 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 11
Total Incidents for 2013-14 1
Total Incidents for 2012-13 8
Total Incidents for 2011-12 1 2 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 2 99 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 1
Total Incidents for 2008-09 1 5 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 1
Total Incidents for 2006-07 7 154 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 1 1 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 1 42 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 5
Total Incidents for 1998-99 3
Total Incidents for 1997-98 3

Post Codes
In Response Area
5275
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Boatswain Point, SA
Mount Benson, SA
Wangolina, SA

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