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SA Country Fire Service Station

Mount Gambier District Group

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Gambier Group Base
Gambier Group Base     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Gambier Group Base Vehicle Bays
Gambier Group Base Vehicle Bays     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Gambier Car 1
Gambier Car 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Gambier Group logistics Trailer
Gambier Group logistics Trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Gambier BW13
Gambier BW13     -     Picture by Cameron Yelland

Comments On Station New Bulk Water Carrier delivered January 2008
Moved into new joint Station March 2009, with SES and Forestry SA (now Onefortyone Plantations
New Car 2 delivered August 2011

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Compton
    Forest Industry
    Green Triangle Forest Products
    Mil Lel
    Moorak
    Mount Gambier CFS Group Operations
    Mount Gambier District Group
    OneFortyOne Plantations
    Pleasant Park
    Tarpeena
    Wandilo
    Yahl
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Established: 1988

Contact Information
Physical Location 152 Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 6 Ref: 782142
GPS Latitude: -37.838241 Longitude: 140.806137
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8725 1629
Fax (08) 8725 9078
Postal Address PO Box 3409,
Mount Gambier SA 5290
E-mail Mount Gambier Group - mgcfsgroup@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Gambier BW13 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ1400
Water Capacity: 13000 Litres
Registration Number: XQO218
Equipment: Floating Collar Dam: 1
GPS
Gambier Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQO348
Equipment: GPS
Gambier Car 2 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: S819AQB
Equipment:
Gambier Group logistics Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Homemade
Equipment:

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Airport / Airstrip - Aviation Airports and Airstrips
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
EMA - Enhanced Mutual Aid
Specialist Investigation - Fire Cause Investigation
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 - 18 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 500 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 10 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Metropolitan - Major City and Suburban 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: 226 & 237
VHF Radio Channel: 23, 98, 35

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 3 Responses
Grass or stubble fire 2 66.67% 161 Hrs 98.17%
Tree down 1 33.33% 3 Hrs 1.83%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 3 164 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 1 6 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 1 9 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 1 4 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 24 67 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 118 251 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 127 209 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 32 99 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 58 314 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 116 880 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 131 1354 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 151 1426 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 129 1746 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 133 948 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 109 961 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 120 713 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 157
Total Incidents for 1999-00 113
Total Incidents for 1998-99 133
Total Incidents for 1997-98 12

Post Codes
In Response Area
5277 5290 5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Burrungule, SA
Caroline, SA
Compton, SA
Dismal Swamp, SA
Glenburnie, SA
Mil Lel, SA
Mingbool, SA
Moorak, SA
Mount Gambier, SA
O B Flat, SA
Pleasant Park, SA
Square Mile, SA
Suttontown, SA
Tarpeena, SA
Wandilo, SA
Worrolong, SA
Yahl, SA

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