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SA Country Fire Service Station

Owen

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Owen Station
Owen Station     -     Picture by Shaun Silkstone
Owen 34
Owen 34     -     Picture by Shaun Silkstone

Comments On Station Refurbished 34 delivered June 2010

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Wakefield Plains Group
Established: 1940

Contact Information
Physical Location Main Street, Owen SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 206C Ref: 741050
GPS Latitude: -34.270859 Longitude: 138.546373
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8528 6286
Fax (08) 8528 6302
Postal Address PO Box 2452,
Owen SA 5460

How To Join
Training Occurs Mondays 7.00 pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Nigel Schulz on 0413 309 256 or attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Cadet Coordinator, Amanda Van Ree on 0448972262, or Cadet Supervisor Jules Brewster 0499556661

Vehicles & Appliances
Owen 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: VQX289
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Generator
Chainsaw: 1

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : 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 - 2 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Special Risks - Special Risks - Grain silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 104 & 084
VHF Radio Channel: 29, 31, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 53 Responses
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 1 1.89% N/A
Assist other agencies 3 5.66% 153 Hrs 7.59%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 1.89% N/A
Building fire 3 5.66% 38 Hrs 1.88%
Did not arrive (stop call) 10 18.87% 59 Hrs 2.93%
Grain / crop fire 2 3.77% 129 Hrs 6.40%
Grass or stubble fire 8 15.09% 285 Hrs 14.13%
Haystack 1 1.89% 8 Hrs 0.40%
Investigation (smoke) 1 1.89% 153 Hrs 7.59%
Mobile property / vehicle 3 5.66% 138 Hrs 6.84%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 1 1.89% 7 Hrs 0.35%
Other (outside fire) 5 9.43% 196 Hrs 9.72%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 1.89% 292 Hrs 14.48%
Scrub and grass fire 6 11.32% 260 Hrs 12.89%
Severe weather and natural disaster 1 1.89% N/A
Tree down 2 3.77% 124 Hrs 6.15%
Vehicle accident / no injury 2 3.77% 129 Hrs 6.40%
Vehicle accident with injuries 2 3.77% 46 Hrs 2.28%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 53 2,017 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 38 1428 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 55 771 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 44 716 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 95 740 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 36 2007 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 53 1068 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 33 490 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 36 361 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 41 432 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 31 727 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 28 285 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 19 389 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 31 444 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 8 117 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 18 137 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 21 243 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 17 184 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 22 203 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 17
Total Incidents for 1999-00 12
Total Incidents for 1998-99 14
Total Incidents for 1997-98 16

Post Codes
In Response Area
5460 5461 5502
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Barabba,
Grace Plains, SA
Hoskin Corner, SA
Owen, SA
Pinery, SA
Stockyard Creek,
Woods, SA

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