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SA Country Fire Service Station

Mount Lofty Group

Information on this station was last updated on Saturday, June 18, 2022

Lofty Group base - at Bridgewater Station
Lofty Group base - at Bridgewater Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Lofty BW11
Lofty BW11     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree
Mount Lofty Car 1
Mount Lofty Car 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Mount Lofty Car 2
Mount Lofty Car 2     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Lofty Car 3
Lofty Car 3     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Based at Bridgewater Station
New Logistics vehicle delivered Oct 2012
New Car 1 delivered January 2014
New car 2 delivered March 2015
BW11 delivered June 2022

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Aldgate
    Bradbury
    Bridgewater
    Burnside
    Ironbank
    Mount Lofty Group
    Mount Lofty Operations Support
    Mylor
    Stirling
    Upper Sturt
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 1

Contact Information
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Physical Location 2 Shannon Road, Bridgewater SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149A, 956238
UBD Map: 146, F13
GPS Latitude: -35.006600 Longitude: 138.760486
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8339 6966
Fax (08) 8370 8082
Postal Address 2 Shannon Road,
Bridgewater SA 5155
E-mail Mount Lofty Group - gao@mtloftycfsgroup.org.au

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Lofty BW11 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu Giga CXZ Premium
Comments: Based at Bradbury Station
Water Capacity: 10800 Litres
Registration Number: S002AQU
Equipment:
Lofty Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: S319AQN
Equipment: GPS
Lofty Car 2 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Prado GX
Registration Number: S040BQB
Equipment:
Lofty Car 3 Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S565AQK
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
EMA - Enhanced Mutual Aid
Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
Specialist Investigation - Fire Cause Investigation
ZECC - Zone Emergency Coordination Centre
Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Road Crash Rescue - Road Crash Rescue
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 44 sets
BA Compressor - 2 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 15 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 7 unit(s)
Floating Pump - 5 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 500 Litres
Portable Generator - 9 unit(s)
GPS - 13 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
High Rise equipment pack - 4 pack(s)
Portable flood lighting - 8 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 6 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 4 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 3 unit(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 2 set(s)
RCR Rapid Intervention - 4 set(s)
Rope Rescue - 1 set(s)
Specialist Equipment - 1 unit - Confined space rescue
Rescue Litter - 4 litter(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
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
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 136 & 137
VHF Radio Channel: 67, 68, 69

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 24 Responses
Assist Other Agencies 1 4.17% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Explosion 1 4.17% 1 Hrs 0.02%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 1 4.17% N/A
Other (Outside Fire) 1 4.17% N/A
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 12.50% 4,424 Hrs 98.51%
Tree Down 15 62.50% 60 Hrs 1.34%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 1 4.17% 2 Hrs 0.04%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 1 4.17% 1 Hrs 0.02%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 24 4,491 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 39 3490 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 1 216 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 3 11 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 2 214 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 5 225 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 13 1462 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 17 1317 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 13 865 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 3 6 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 6 17 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 1 44 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 4
Total Incidents for 1999-00 1

Post Codes
In Response Area
5064 5065 5066 5068 5072 5150 5152 5153 5154 5155 5156 5157 5245
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Aldgate, SA
Auldana, SA
Beaumont, SA
Biggs Flat, SA
Bradbury, SA
Bridgewater, SA
Burnside, SA
Chapel Hill, SA
Coromandel East, SA
Crafers, SA
Crafers West, SA
Dorset Vale, SA
Eagle On The Hill, SA
Erindale, SA
Glen Osmond, SA
Hazelwood Park, SA
Heathfield, SA
Ironbank, SA
Kensington, SA
Kensington Gardens, SA
Kensington Park, SA
Leabrook, SA
Leawood Gardens, SA
Linden Park, SA
Longwood, SA
Mount Lofty, SA
Mount Osmond, SA
Mylor, SA
Scott Creek, SA
Skye, SA
St Georges, SA
Stirling, SA
Stonyfell, SA
Teringie, SA
Upper Sturt, SA
Verdun, SA
Waterfall Gully, SA
Wattle Park, SA

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