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SA Country Fire Service Station

McLaren Flat

Information on this station was last updated on Saturday, February 26, 2022

McLaren Flat Station
McLaren Flat Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
McLaren Flat 34P
McLaren Flat 34P     -     Picture by McLaren Flat CFS
McLaren Flat QRV
McLaren Flat QRV     -     Picture by McLaren Flat CFS

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered April 2007
New QRV delivered July 2018

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Mawson Group
Established: 1956

Contact Information
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Physical Location 5 Blewitt Springs Rd, McLaren Flat SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 120A, 797013
UBD Map: 208, B8
GPS Latitude: -35.206780 Longitude: 138.580769
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8383 0444
Fax (08) 8383 0644
Postal Address PO Box 1255,
McLaren Flat SA 5171

How To Join
Training Occurs Mondays 7.30pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Cadets train on a Group basis, as part of Kuitpo Cadets - at Kangarilla CFS - please attend the Kangarilla Station on a training night - 7pm, or contact the McLaren Flat CFS on Monday evenings for further information.

Vehicles & Appliances
McLaren Flat 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S684AQM
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Rescue Litter
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
High Rise Kit
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Thermal Imaging Camera
McLaren Flat QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Ford Ranger PXII XL
Water Capacity: 400 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S054AQS
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

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 - 2 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 140 Litres
Portable Generator
GPS
High Rise equipment pack
Portable flood lighting
Medical Oxygen equipment
Rescue Litter
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 134 & 135
VHF Radio Channel: 1, 30, 32

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 67 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. - 762 3 4.48% 12 Hrs 1.02%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 4 5.97% 12 Hrs 1.02%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 5 7.46% 23 Hrs 1.95%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 4 5.97% 16 Hrs 1.36%
Alarm Unintentional - Workmen,Testing 1 1.49% 5 Hrs 0.42%
Assist Other Agencies 1 1.49% 70 Hrs 5.94%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 2 2.99% 91 Hrs 7.72%
Building Fire - Content Only 1 1.49% 3 Hrs 0.25%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) - 756 1 1.49% 2 Hrs 0.17%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 1 1.49% 4 Hrs 0.34%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 8 11.94% 183 Hrs 15.52%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 2 2.99% 20 Hrs 1.70%
Fip Not Activated - Atu Activated - 773 1 1.49% 4 Hrs 0.34%
Food Stuffs Burnt, Confined To Cooking Equipment 2 2.99% 12 Hrs 1.02%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 3 4.48% 39 Hrs 3.31%
Heat From Short Circuit (Wiring) 1 1.49% 3 Hrs 0.25%
Mcp Accidentally Activated 1 1.49% 25 Hrs 2.12%
Medical Assist 1 1.49% 2 Hrs 0.17%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 1.49% 56 Hrs 4.75%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 1.49% 8 Hrs 0.68%
Other Assistance 2 2.99% 53 Hrs 4.50%
Rubbish Fire 2 2.99% 34 Hrs 2.88%
Search 1 1.49% 8 Hrs 0.68%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 1 1.49% 46 Hrs 3.90%
Tree Down 14 20.90% 145 Hrs 12.30%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 3 4.48% 303 Hrs 25.70%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 67 1,179 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 78 2356 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 121 3963 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 91 3799 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 71 550 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 64 283 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 61 414 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 66 502 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 85 1867 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 65 905 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 88 1315 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 45 792 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 39 925 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 33 419 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 28 634 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 40 732 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 35 385 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 22 189 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 31 275 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 26 403 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 21 200 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 32
Total Incidents for 1999-00 16
Total Incidents for 1998-99 22
Total Incidents for 1997-98 18

Post Codes
In Response Area
5171
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
McLaren Flat, SA

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