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SA Country Fire Service Station

McLaren Vale

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

McLaren Vale Station
McLaren Vale Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
McLaren Vale 24P
McLaren Vale 24P     -     Picture by McLaren Vale CFS
McLaren Vale 34
McLaren Vale 34     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered August 2016

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Kyeema Group
Established: 1951

Contact Information
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Physical Location 175 Main Road, McLaren Vale SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 120A, 762000
UBD Map: 207, C13
GPS Latitude: -35.216483 Longitude: 138.539087
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8323 8187
Postal Address PO Box 529,
McLaren Vale SA 5171
E-mail McLaren Vale CFS - mclarenvalecfs@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 7.30 pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Kym Cavallaro, or attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact Captain, Kym Cavallaro, or attend station on a training night

Vehicles & Appliances
McLaren Vale 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: WLO919
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Rescue Litter
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
PPV Fan
GPS
McLaren Vale 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S325AQN
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
GPS

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 - 6 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 160 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 132 & 133
VHF Radio Channel: 77, 78, 88
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 94 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. - 762 1 1.06% N/A
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 2 2.13% 5 Hrs 0.13%
Alarm Activation Due To Poor Building Maint-Dust,Cobwebs,Insects - 766 1 1.06% 3 Hrs 0.08%
Alarm Activation Due To Poor Building Maint-Dust,Cobwebs,Insects - 766 1 1.06% 4 Hrs 0.11%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 1.06% 3 Hrs 0.08%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 4 4.26% 9 Hrs 0.24%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 1 1.06% 8 Hrs 0.21%
Assist Other Agencies 10 10.64% 463 Hrs 12.38%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 1.06% 56 Hrs 1.50%
Building Fire - Content Only 2 2.13% 6 Hrs 0.16%
Chemical Spill Or Leak 1 1.06% 9 Hrs 0.24%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) - 756 4 4.26% 136 Hrs 3.64%
Council Or Sa Water Causes Pressure Fluctuation Through Mains - 706 1 1.06% 11 Hrs 0.29%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 3 3.19% 9 Hrs 0.24%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 3 3.19% 3 Hrs 0.08%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 2 2.13% 84 Hrs 2.25%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 3 3.19% 8 Hrs 0.21%
Flood 1 1.06% 6 Hrs 0.16%
Good Intent Call 1 1.06% 1 Hrs 0.03%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 3 3.19% 38 Hrs 1.02%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 1.06% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Mobile Property Fire - Campervan/Caravan 1 1.06% 46 Hrs 1.23%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 1.06% 55 Hrs 1.47%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 1.06% 208 Hrs 5.56%
Other Assistance 2 2.13% 42 Hrs 1.12%
Outside Fire (Not Rubbish)/Goodwill Bins 1 1.06% 3 Hrs 0.08%
Power Line Down 1 1.06% 3 Hrs 0.08%
Private Alarm - Smoke Detector Malfunction 3 3.19% 6 Hrs 0.16%
Rubbish Fire 4 4.26% 137 Hrs 3.66%
Sprinkler Water Pressure Fluctuations/Equipment Fault - 734 2 2.13% 16 Hrs 0.43%
Tree Down 5 5.32% 333 Hrs 8.91%
Tree Fire 2 2.13% 63 Hrs 1.68%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 9 9.57% 784 Hrs 20.97%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 13 13.83% 1,177 Hrs 31.48%
Wrong Location 2 2.13% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 94 3,739 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 94 4958 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 87 3463 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 81 3362 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 106 1230 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 110 810 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 99 976 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 80 552 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 88 1393 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 77 486 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 79 643 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 90 812 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 111 813 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 106 408 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 80 320 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 85 968 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 103 579 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 90 455 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 84 371 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 105 920 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 121 904 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 98
Total Incidents for 1999-00 109
Total Incidents for 1998-99 126
Total Incidents for 1997-98 75

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

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