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SA Country Fire Service Station

Minlaton

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Minlaton Station
Minlaton Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Minlaton 34P
Minlaton 34P     -     Picture by Minlaton CFS

Comments On Station Refurbished 34P delivered December 2015

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Southern Yorke Group
Established: 1947

Contact Information
Physical Location Fifth Street, Minlaton SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 142 Ref: 373492
GPS Latitude: -34.772372 Longitude: 137.593933
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8853 2493
Fax (08) 8853 2793
Postal Address PO Box 264,
Minlaton SA 5575
E-mail Minlaton CFS - minlatoncfs@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 7.00 pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend Station on Training Night
Advice to Cadets Please attend Station on Training Night

Vehicles & Appliances
Minlaton 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB705
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation Equipment

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 - 4 sets
Chainsaw
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 60 Litres
GPS
Floating Collar Dam
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 103 & 083
VHF Radio Channel: 31, 29, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 24

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 72 Responses
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities - 765 1 1.39% N/A
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 2 2.78% 6 Hrs 0.19%
Assist other agencies 9 12.50% 36 Hrs 1.12%
Building fire 1 1.39% 13 Hrs 0.41%
Building fire - structure & content 4 5.56% 81 Hrs 2.53%
Did not arrive (stop call) 5 6.94% 12 Hrs 0.37%
Fip - reset prior to arrival by management - 730 2 2.78% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Flood 1 1.39% 3 Hrs 0.09%
Good intent call 1 1.39% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Grain / crop fire 4 5.56% 130 Hrs 4.06%
Grass or stubble fire 25 34.72% 1,497 Hrs 46.71%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 1.39% 6 Hrs 0.19%
Mobile property fire - off road vehicles 1 1.39% 21 Hrs 0.66%
Rubbish fire 1 1.39% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Scrub and grass fire 8 11.11% 1,018 Hrs 31.76%
Tree down 2 2.78% 196 Hrs 6.12%
Vehicle accident with injuries 4 5.56% 174 Hrs 5.43%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 72 3,205 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 25 136 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 28 306 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 19 916 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 25 512 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 26 651 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 35 686 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 29 701 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 37 402 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 29 295 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 28 385 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 28 275 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 15 340 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 23 251 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 24 299 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 29 367 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 29 361 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 37 409 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 31 419 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 34
Total Incidents for 1999-00 18
Total Incidents for 1998-99 27
Total Incidents for 1997-98 21

Post Codes
In Response Area
5575
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Koolywurtie, SA
Minlaton, SA
Port Rickaby, SA
Ramsay, SA

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