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SA Country Fire Service Station

Moorak

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

Moorak Station
Moorak Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Moorak 34P
Moorak 34P     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New 34P delivered August 2015

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Mount Gambier District Group
Established: 1939

Contact Information
Physical Location 230 Moorak Hall Road, Moorak SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 6 Ref: 769093
GPS Latitude: -37.863487 Longitude: 140.737224
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address 39 Pressey St,
Mount Gambier SA 5290

How To Join
Training Occurs 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Thomas Wooldridge
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Thomas Wooldridge

Vehicles & Appliances
Moorak 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S687AQM
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Generator
Defibrillation Equipment

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : EMA - Enhanced Mutual Aid
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
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Grasslands - Grasslands
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Metropolitan - Major City and Suburban areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 226
VHF Radio Channel: 23, 98, 35
UHF CB Radio Channel: 18

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 78 Responses
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities - 765 3 3.85% 5 Hrs 0.34%
Alarm activation due to steam, shower, bath, sauna, urn/kettle - 768 1 1.28% 2 Hrs 0.14%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 2 2.56% 4 Hrs 0.28%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 2 2.56% 11 Hrs 0.76%
Building fire - structure & content 5 6.41% 114 Hrs 7.86%
Building fire - structure only 2 2.56% 28 Hrs 1.93%
Building weakend or collapsed 1 1.28% 2 Hrs 0.14%
Chemical spill or leak 1 1.28% 15 Hrs 1.03%
Cover assignment 6 7.69% 236 Hrs 16.26%
Did not arrive (stop call) 4 5.13% 8 Hrs 0.55%
Fip - reset prior to arrival by management - 730 1 1.28% 4 Hrs 0.28%
Forest fire 4 5.13% 66 Hrs 4.55%
Good intent call 1 1.28% 1 Hrs 0.07%
Grass or stubble fire 10 12.82% 679 Hrs 46.80%
Mobile property / vehicle 2 2.56% 6 Hrs 0.41%
Mobile property fire - off road vehicles 4 5.13% 64 Hrs 4.41%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 3 3.85% 66 Hrs 4.55%
Mutual aid given/change of quarters 1 1.28% 16 Hrs 1.10%
Other (outside fire) 1 1.28% 21 Hrs 1.45%
Other assistance 1 1.28% 2 Hrs 0.14%
Rubbish fire 4 5.13% 15 Hrs 1.03%
Severe weather and natural disaster 3 3.85% 16 Hrs 1.10%
Tree down 10 12.82% 33 Hrs 2.27%
Vehicle accident / no injury 2 2.56% 16 Hrs 1.10%
Vehicle accident with injuries 2 2.56% 17 Hrs 1.17%
Wrong location 2 2.56% 4 Hrs 0.28%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 78 1,451 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 53 871 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 44 592 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 83 1070 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 68 1062 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 52 884 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 24 165 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 43 470 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 34 323 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 33 355 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 67 297 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 42 189 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 60 452 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 42 424 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 50 263 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 23 541 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 23 206 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 29 611 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 33 169 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 49
Total Incidents for 1999-00 33
Total Incidents for 1998-99 55
Total Incidents for 1997-98 34

Post Codes
In Response Area
5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Moorak, SA
O B Flat, SA
Square Mile, SA

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