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SA Country Fire Service Station

McLaren Vale

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, May 12, 2019

McLaren Vale Station
McLaren Vale Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
McLaren Vale 24P
McLaren Vale 24P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
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
Physical Location 175 Main Road, McLaren Vale SA
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CFS Map Book Map: MLR 120A Ref: 762000
UBD Map: 207 Ref: C13
GPS Lattitude: -35.216483 Longitude: 138.539087
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8323 8187
Fax (08) 8323 7839
Postal Address PO Box 529,
McLaren Vale SA 5171
E-mail McLaren Vale CFS - mclarenvalecfs@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 1915 Hrs (7:15pm)
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: 80 Litres
Registration Number: WLO919
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Rescue Litter
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Specialist Equipment: Positive Pressure Ventilation Fan
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 2018-19 - 81 Responses
Accidental operation of alarm, human activity simulated cond. 2 2.47% 5 Hrs 0.15%
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities 2 2.47% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Alarm activation due to aerosol use (hair spray, insecticides) 1 1.23% 2 Hrs 0.06%
Alarm activation due to poor building maint-dust,cobwebs,insects 1 1.23% 3 Hrs 0.09%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 2 2.47% 176 Hrs 5.23%
Alarm system suspected malfunction 7 8.64% 16 Hrs 0.48%
Animal rescue 1 1.23% 7 Hrs 0.21%
Assist other agencies 1 1.23% 144 Hrs 4.28%
Building fire - structure & content 2 2.47% 71 Hrs 2.11%
Building fire - structure only 1 1.23% 12 Hrs 0.36%
Cooking fumes (toast or foodstuffs) 5 6.17% 12 Hrs 0.36%
Detector suspected malfunction 7 8.64% 22 Hrs 0.65%
Did not arrive (stop call) 5 6.17% 7 Hrs 0.21%
Extrication/rescue(not vehicle) 1 1.23% 14 Hrs 0.42%
Fip malfunction fault in panel, inadequate maint., low battery 1 1.23% 105 Hrs 3.12%
Grass or stubble fire 3 3.70% 512 Hrs 15.23%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 1.23% N/A
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 2 2.47% 277 Hrs 8.24%
Odour or gas leak 1 1.23% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Oil or other combustible liquid spill 1 1.23% 3 Hrs 0.09%
Other (outside fire) 1 1.23% 7 Hrs 0.21%
Private alarm - false alarm (commercial) 1 1.23% 5 Hrs 0.15%
Rubbish fire 2 2.47% 12 Hrs 0.36%
Scrub and grass fire 1 1.23% 125 Hrs 3.72%
Sprinkler water pressure fluctuations/equipment fault 1 1.23% 1 Hrs 0.03%
Tree down 2 2.47% 8 Hrs 0.24%
Unauthorised burning 1 1.23% 3 Hrs 0.09%
Vehicle accident / no injury 12 14.81% 1,065 Hrs 31.68%
Vehicle accident with injuries 11 13.58% 727 Hrs 21.62%
Water or steam leak 2 2.47% 13 Hrs 0.39%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 81 3,362 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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