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SA Country Fire Service Station

Mount Compass

Information on this station was last updated on Saturday, May 23, 2020

Mount Compass Station
Mount Compass Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Mount Compass 24P
Mount Compass 24P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Mount Compass 34
Mount Compass 34     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered October 2016

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

Contact Information
Physical Location 3 Peters Terrace, Mount Compass SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: 95D Ref: 836857
GPS Lattitude: -35.348142 Longitude: 138.619964
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
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, Anthony Baker
Advice to Cadets Wednesday Nights - Please contact Captain, Anthony Baker

Vehicles & Appliances
Mount Compass 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: WLO910
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
GPS
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: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
Defibrillation Equipment

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 2018-19 - 79 Responses
Assist other agencies 1 1.27% 2 Hrs 0.12%
Building fire 2 2.53% 319 Hrs 19.84%
Did not arrive (stop call) 4 5.06% 16 Hrs 1.00%
Dump 1 1.27% 23 Hrs 1.43%
Grass or stubble fire 22 27.85% 294 Hrs 18.28%
Investigation (smoke) 1 1.27% 2 Hrs 0.12%
Medical assist 1 1.27% 9 Hrs 0.56%
Mobile property / vehicle 2 2.53% 165 Hrs 10.26%
Other assistance 1 1.27% 1 Hrs 0.06%
Rubbish bin 1 1.27% 5 Hrs 0.31%
Rubbish fire 1 1.27% 8 Hrs 0.50%
Scrub and grass fire 1 1.27% 22 Hrs 1.37%
Tree down 14 17.72% 90 Hrs 5.60%
Tree fire 3 3.80% 113 Hrs 7.03%
Vehicle accident / no injury 11 13.92% 243 Hrs 15.11%
Vehicle accident rescue 3 3.80% 29 Hrs 1.80%
Vehicle accident with injuries 10 12.66% 267 Hrs 16.60%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 79 1,608 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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