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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

McLaren Vale

Information on this station was last updated on Monday, October 30, 2017

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 Josh Jeffree

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
(See this station on Google Maps)
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

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 1915 Hrs (7:15pm)
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Simon Craik, or attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact Captain, Simon Craik, 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 2016-17 - 110 Responses
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities 2 1.82% 4 Hrs 0.49%
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle 1 0.91% 6 Hrs 0.74%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions 2 1.82% 10 Hrs 1.23%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 6 5.45% 16 Hrs 1.98%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 19 17.27% 50 Hrs 6.17%
Animal Rescue 2 1.82% 7 Hrs 0.86%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 1 0.91% 4 Hrs 0.49%
Building Fire 1 0.91% 27 Hrs 3.33%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 1.82% 226 Hrs 27.90%
Building Fire - Structure Only 1 0.91% 7 Hrs 0.86%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 1 0.91% 3 Hrs 0.37%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) 3 2.73% 6 Hrs 0.74%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 2 1.82% 5 Hrs 0.62%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 6 5.45% 9 Hrs 1.11%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management 1 0.91% 1 Hrs 0.12%
Flood 4 3.64% 14 Hrs 1.73%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 3 2.73% 33 Hrs 4.07%
Investigation (Burnoff) 1 0.91% 2 Hrs 0.25%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 2 1.82% 42 Hrs 5.19%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 3 2.73% 20 Hrs 2.47%
Odour Or Gas Leak 1 0.91% 12 Hrs 1.48%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 2 1.82% 19 Hrs 2.35%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 0.91% 3 Hrs 0.37%
Other Assistance 1 0.91% 3 Hrs 0.37%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 0.91% 4 Hrs 0.49%
Scrub And Grass Fire 4 3.64% 10 Hrs 1.23%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 3 2.73% 89 Hrs 10.99%
Structure Domestic 1 0.91% 4 Hrs 0.49%
Tree Down 8 7.27% 82 Hrs 10.12%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 14 12.73% 39 Hrs 4.81%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 0.91% 3 Hrs 0.37%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 8 7.27% 39 Hrs 4.81%
Water Or Steam Leak 2 1.82% 11 Hrs 1.36%
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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