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SA Country Fire Service Station

Mount Gambier CFS Group Operations

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, March 30, 2018

Gambier Group Ops, at Gambier Group base
Gambier Group Ops, at Gambier Group base     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station A Brigade to assist with communications and logistics in the Mount Gambier Group

Moved into new joint Station March 2009, with SES & Forestry SA


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

Contact Information
Physical Location 51 Jubilee Highway East, Mount Gambier SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 6 Ref: 829121
GPS Lattitude: -37.837948 Longitude: 140.806427
(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 466,
Mount Gambier SA 5290
E-mail Mount Gambier Group Operations - mgcfsops@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs Sunday mornings at 9:00 am (0900 hrs)
Advice to Recruits Please contact Administration Officer, Fiona Woolridge on (08) 8738 5201
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
 
Specialist Equipment :
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 226 & 228
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2018-19 - 161 Responses
Aircraft incident / emergency 4 2.48% 17 Hrs 0.78%
Alarm operates due to power surge/spike or short circuit 5 3.11% 31 Hrs 1.43%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 2 1.24% 7 Hrs 0.32%
Alarm system suspected malfunction 4 2.48% 24 Hrs 1.10%
Assist other agencies 5 3.11% 7 Hrs 0.32%
Building fire 1 0.62% 3 Hrs 0.14%
Building fire - structure & content 14 8.70% 140 Hrs 6.44%
Building fire - structure only 3 1.86% 24 Hrs 1.10%
Cover assignment 5 3.11% 516 Hrs 23.72%
Did not arrive (stop call) 2 1.24% 3 Hrs 0.14%
Extrication/rescue(not vehicle) 1 0.62% 7 Hrs 0.32%
Fixed alarm fault 8 4.97% 36 Hrs 1.66%
Forest fire 2 1.24% 50 Hrs 2.30%
Good intent call 1 0.62% 1 Hrs 0.05%
Grass or stubble fire 14 8.70% 530 Hrs 24.37%
Incinerator fire 1 0.62% 2 Hrs 0.09%
Investigation (smoke) 1 0.62% 9 Hrs 0.41%
Mobile property / vehicle 4 2.48% 27 Hrs 1.24%
Mobile property fire - off road vehicles 1 0.62% 7 Hrs 0.32%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 6 3.73% 38 Hrs 1.75%
Other (outside fire) 5 3.11% 42 Hrs 1.93%
Other assistance 5 3.11% 180 Hrs 8.28%
Power line down 1 0.62% 6 Hrs 0.28%
Private alarm - false alarm (commercial) 3 1.86% 7 Hrs 0.32%
Private alarm - false alarm (domestic) 1 0.62% 3 Hrs 0.14%
Rubbish bin 1 0.62% 3 Hrs 0.14%
Rubbish fire 2 1.24% 6 Hrs 0.28%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 2 1.24% 5 Hrs 0.23%
Sprinkler water pressure fluctuations/equipment fault 1 0.62% 4 Hrs 0.18%
Transformer, power or utility, power pole 1 0.62% 3 Hrs 0.14%
Tree down 29 18.01% 131 Hrs 6.02%
Tree fire 2 1.24% 27 Hrs 1.24%
Vehicle accident / no injury 7 4.35% 98 Hrs 4.51%
Vehicle accident with injuries 17 10.56% 181 Hrs 8.32%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 161 2,175 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 183 3088 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 181 2332 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 174 2513 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 212 3152 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 150 1145 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 193 1641 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 131 751 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 140 674 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 27 77 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5277 5291
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