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SA Country Fire Service Station

Morphett Vale

Information on this station was last updated on Saturday, February 26, 2022

Morphett Vale Station
Morphett Vale Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Morphett Vale 34P
Morphett Vale 34P     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Morphett Vale Pumper
Morphett Vale Pumper     -     Picture by SA Emergency Services Photography
Morphett Vale QRV
Morphett Vale QRV     -     Picture by Morphett Vale CFS

Comments On Station Also Group Base for Mawson Group
New pumper delivered December 2011
34P appliance delivered November 2015

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Mawson Group
Established: 1944

Contact Information
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Physical Location Doctors Road, Hackham SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 120C, 755090
UBD Map: 186, Q9
GPS Latitude: -35.136682 Longitude: 138.535930
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8382 8489
Fax (08) 8326 4877
Postal Address PO Box 2014 ,
Hackham SA 5163
Internet Site Http://www.mvcfs.asn.au
E-mail Morphett Vale CFS - mvcfsenquiry@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Every Monday 9.30am-12.00 pm and 7:30pm-10:00 pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend Station any training night. There may be a waiting list
Advice to Cadets Cadets meet at station every 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Vehicles & Appliances
Morphett Vale 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S788AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Thermal Imaging Camera
Morphett Vale Pumper Medium Pumper
Make and Model: Iveco Eurocargo
Water Capacity: 1800 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S804AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
PPV Fan
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Thermal Imaging Camera
Specialist Equipment: Reciprocating saw
Morphett Vale QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Holden Rodeo
Water Capacity: 300 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: WYV949
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Thermal Imaging Camera

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 - 8 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 3 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 2 unit(s)
Floating Pump - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 320 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 2 set(s)
Specialist Equipment - 1 unit - Reciprocating saw kit
Thermal Imaging Camera - 3 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : 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
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 134 & 135
VHF Radio Channel: 1, 30, 32
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 235 Responses
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 4 1.70% 19 Hrs 0.21%
Alarm Activation Due To Poor Building Maint-Dust,Cobwebs,Insects - 766 3 1.28% 101 Hrs 1.09%
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle - 768 3 1.28% 7 Hrs 0.08%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions - 702 1 0.43% 6 Hrs 0.06%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 0.43% 7 Hrs 0.08%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 8 3.40% 149 Hrs 1.61%
Animal Rescue 1 0.43% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 2 0.85% 55 Hrs 0.59%
Assist Other Agencies 10 4.26% 745 Hrs 8.06%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 7 2.98% 125 Hrs 1.35%
Brush Fence 1 0.43% 4 Hrs 0.04%
Building Fire 9 3.83% 160 Hrs 1.73%
Building Fire - Content Only 4 1.70% 427 Hrs 4.62%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 15 6.38% 187 Hrs 2.02%
Building Fire - Structure Only 1 0.43% 145 Hrs 1.57%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) - 756 6 2.55% 27 Hrs 0.29%
Cover Assignment 1 0.43% 8 Hrs 0.09%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 4 1.70% 17 Hrs 0.18%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 4 1.70% 181 Hrs 1.96%
Explosion 1 0.43% 7 Hrs 0.08%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 1 0.43% 184 Hrs 1.99%
Failure To Notify When Testing Or Incorrect Test By Service Comp - 763 1 0.43% 4 Hrs 0.04%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 5 2.13% 110 Hrs 1.19%
Flood 1 0.43% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Food Stuffs Burnt, Confined To Cooking Equipment 1 0.43% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Forest Fire 2 0.85% 207 Hrs 2.24%
Good Intent Call 7 2.98% 389 Hrs 4.21%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 6 2.55% 671 Hrs 7.26%
Hazardous Material 1 0.43% 156 Hrs 1.69%
Heat Related And Electrical 3 1.28% 16 Hrs 0.17%
Investigation (Smoke) 2 0.85% 14 Hrs 0.15%
Mailbox, Bbq, Gas Bottle, Playground 1 0.43% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Malicious False Alarm - Or Mischevious Damage To Mcp Or Det/Spkl - 711 9 3.83% 368 Hrs 3.98%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 1 0.43% 5 Hrs 0.05%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 3 1.28% 376 Hrs 4.07%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 4 1.70% 19 Hrs 0.21%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 2 0.85% 29 Hrs 0.31%
Odour Or Gas Leak 3 1.28% 364 Hrs 3.94%
Other (Outside Fire) 3 1.28% 7 Hrs 0.08%
Other Assistance 2 0.85% 13 Hrs 0.14%
Prescribed Burn 1 0.43% 216 Hrs 2.34%
Private Alarm - False Alarm (Commercial) - 746 1 0.43% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Rubbish Bin 4 1.70% 42 Hrs 0.45%
Rubbish Fire 5 2.13% 191 Hrs 2.07%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 0.43% 124 Hrs 1.34%
Scrub And Grass Fire 2 0.85% 95 Hrs 1.03%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 4 1.70% 137 Hrs 1.48%
Sprinkler Water Pressure Fluctuations/Equipment Fault - 734 4 1.70% 29 Hrs 0.31%
Tree Down 31 13.19% 613 Hrs 6.63%
Tree Fire 1 0.43% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Tree Fire 2 0.85% 14 Hrs 0.15%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 17 7.23% 1,176 Hrs 12.72%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 3 1.28% 444 Hrs 4.80%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 14 5.96% 846 Hrs 9.15%
Water Or Steam Leak 1 0.43% 3 Hrs 0.03%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 235 9,247 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 268 15715 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 301 16312 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 238 9995 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 249 7698 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 312 3671 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 266 3432 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 223 4412 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 297 15222 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 256 6470 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 315 11032 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 309 3327 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 350 14433 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 405 4658 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 409 3725 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 460 8281 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 300 4706 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 347 2872 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 343 3052 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 354 5323 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 369 8336 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 348
Total Incidents for 1999-00 339
Total Incidents for 1998-99 313
Total Incidents for 1997-98 251

Post Codes
In Response Area
5161 5162 5163
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Hackham, SA
Morphett Vale, SA
Old Reynella,
Onkaparinga Hills, SA
Reynella, SA
Woodcroft, SA

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