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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Mount Schank

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Mount Schank Station
Mount Schank Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Mount Schank 24
Mount Schank 24     -     Picture by Cameron Yelland

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Kingsley Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 94 Post Office Road, Mount Schank SA
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 6 Ref: 760999
GPS Lattitude: -37.945988 Longitude: 140.729354
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address PMB 73,
Mount Gambier SA 5291

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged on Mondays
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Stefan Unger
Advice to Cadets Please contact Wade Chant on 0488313225

Vehicles & Appliances
Mount Schank 24 4WD, 2000L Rural Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Kestrel 500 FT
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: XQO259
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Quick Fill Pump
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
 
Specialist Equipment : Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 40 Litres
GPS
Quick Fill Pump
 
Response Area Includes : Grasslands - Grasslands
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 226
VHF Radio Channel: 69, 30, 51
UHF CB Radio Channel: 18

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2018-19 - 12 Responses
Did not arrive (stop call) 6 50.00% 3 Hrs 10.71%
Good intent call 1 8.33% N/A
Grass or stubble fire 2 16.67% 5 Hrs 17.86%
Mobile property fire - off road vehicles 1 8.33% 3 Hrs 10.71%
Scrub and grass fire 1 8.33% 15 Hrs 53.57%
Vehicle accident with injuries 1 8.33% 2 Hrs 7.14%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 12 28 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 14 54 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 15 74 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 15 48 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 7 32 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 5 8 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 13 34 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 11 19 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 9 18 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 9 54 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 8 40 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 6 26 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 11 83 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 7 26 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 13 290 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 3 11 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 14 147 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 4 7 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 14
Total Incidents for 1999-00 14
Total Incidents for 1998-99 10
Total Incidents for 1997-98 12

Post Codes
In Response Area
5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Caveton, SA
Mount Schank, SA

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