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SA Country Fire Service Station

Mount Compass

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

Mount Compass Station
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Mount Compass 34
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Mount Compass 34P
Mount Compass 34P     -     Picture by Mount Compass CFS

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered October 2016
New 34P delivered March 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Mundoo Group
Established: 1957

Contact Information
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Physical Location 3 Peters Terrace, Mount Compass SA
CFS Map Book Map: 95D, 836857
GPS Latitude: -35.348142 Longitude: 138.619964
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8556 8501
Fax (08) 8556 8117
Postal Address PO Box 367,
Mount Compass SA 5210

How To Join
Training Occurs Mondays 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain
Advice to Cadets Wednesday Nights - Please contact Captain

Vehicles & Appliances
Mount Compass 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S332AQN
Equipment: Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Mount Compass 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S783AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Road Crash Rescue - Road Crash Rescue
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 6 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 2 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 200 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 138 & 139
VHF Radio Channel: 16, 17, 18
UHF CB Radio Channel: 26

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 75 Responses
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 1 1.33% 2 Hrs 0.14%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 1 1.33% 1 Hrs 0.07%
Assist Other Agencies 4 5.33% 119 Hrs 8.20%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 1.33% N/A
Building Fire 1 1.33% 43 Hrs 2.96%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 1.33% 10 Hrs 0.69%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 1 1.33% 3 Hrs 0.21%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 6 8.00% 16 Hrs 1.10%
Good Intent Call 1 1.33% N/A
Grass Or Stubble Fire 7 9.33% 102 Hrs 7.03%
Haystack 1 1.33% 3 Hrs 0.21%
Heat From Short Circuit (Wiring) 1 1.33% 80 Hrs 5.51%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 1.33% 9 Hrs 0.62%
Odour Or Gas Leak 1 1.33% 2 Hrs 0.14%
Rubbish Fire 1 1.33% 10 Hrs 0.69%
Scrub And Grass Fire 1 1.33% 68 Hrs 4.69%
Tree Down 17 22.67% 108 Hrs 7.44%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 14 18.67% 377 Hrs 25.98%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 4 5.33% 266 Hrs 18.33%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 10 13.33% 232 Hrs 15.99%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 75 1,451 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 79 3263 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 75 2444 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 79 1608 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 75 729 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 66 707 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 59 1225 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 44 465 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 70 556 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 72 549 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 61 417 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 36 342 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 61 462 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 57 88170 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 68 750 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 59 991 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 40 1255 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 44 380 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 51 621 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 50 1364 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 36 836 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 22
Total Incidents for 1999-00 33
Total Incidents for 1998-99 38
Total Incidents for 1997-98 35

Post Codes
In Response Area
5210 5214
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Mosquito Hill, SA
Mount Compass, SA
Mount Magnificent,
Nangkita, SA

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