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SA Country Fire Service Station

Melrose

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, March 12, 2021

Melrose Station
Melrose Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Melrose 34
Melrose 34     -     Picture by CFS Region 4 HQ

Comments On Station Also Group Base for Mt Remarkable Group
Moved into new Station July 2006
Refurbished 34 delivered Feb 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Group : Mount Remarkable Group
Established: 1919

Contact Information
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Physical Location 20 Nott Street, Melrose SA
CFS Map Book Map: SFR 3399, 369644
GPS Latitude: -32.827370 Longitude: 138.188639
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8666 2237
Fax (08) 8666 2238
Postal Address PO Box 138,
Melrose SA 5483
E-mail Melrose CFS - melrosecfs@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs Third Monday of each month
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Phil Nottle (08) 8666 2042
Advice to Cadets Have an active cadet unit. Please contact the Captain, Phil Nottle

Vehicles & Appliances
Melrose 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQO447
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1

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 - 2 sets
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Special Risks - Special Risks - Grain silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 071 & 057
VHF Radio Channel: 62, 58, 3
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 12 Responses
Assist Other Agencies 2 16.67% 118 Hrs 44.87%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 8.33% 9 Hrs 3.42%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 3 25.00% 9 Hrs 3.42%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 3 25.00% 24 Hrs 9.13%
Incorrect Testing By Premise'S Staff Or Maintenance Staff - 764 1 8.33% 2 Hrs 0.76%
Rubbish Fire 1 8.33% 5 Hrs 1.90%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 1 8.33% 96 Hrs 36.50%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 12 263 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 12 225 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 7 107 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 9
Total Incidents for 2017-18 14 109 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 13 86 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 12 246 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 17 527 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 20 197 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 15 475 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 16 817 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 2
Total Incidents for 2009-10 6 188 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 1 9 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 8 172 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 6 130 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 12 256 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 5 41 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 10 247 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 3 24 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 13
Total Incidents for 1999-00 8
Total Incidents for 1998-99 7
Total Incidents for 1997-98 2

Post Codes
In Response Area
5481 5483
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Bangor,
Melrose, SA
Murray Town, SA

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