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SA Country Fire Service Station

Paracombe

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

Paracombe Station
Paracombe Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Paracombe 34
Paracombe 34     -     Picture by Braeden Gatt
Paracombe QRV
Paracombe QRV     -     Picture by Daniel Baldwin

Comments On Station Additions and renovations to Paracombe Station completed early 2003
New QRV appliance delivered April 2008
New 34 appliance delivered May 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Gumeracha Group
Established: 1969

Contact Information
Physical Location 517 Paracombe Rd, Paracombe SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149C Ref: 973425
UBD Map: 98 Ref: N3
GPS Latitude: -34.839241 Longitude: 138.784955
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8380 5589
Fax (08) 8380 5932
Postal Address 517 Paracombe Rd,
Inglewood SA 5133
E-mail Paracombe CFS - paracombe.cfs.admin@sacfsvolunteer.org.au

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesday nights
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Cadets training every second Tuesday. Please contact station for further details

Vehicles & Appliances
Paracombe 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139 - 260
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Registration Number: S055BQB
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Paracombe QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Landcruiser LC80
Water Capacity: 580 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQN075
Equipment: GPS

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
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
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: 098 & 078
VHF Radio Channel: 58, 62, 63
UHF CB Radio Channel: 20 & 21

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 120 Responses
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 2 1.67% 38 Hrs 0.29%
Animal rescue 2 1.67% 16 Hrs 0.12%
Assist other agencies 1 0.83% 70 Hrs 0.53%
Building fire - structure only 2 1.67% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Cover assignment 1 0.83% 80 Hrs 0.61%
Did not arrive (stop call) 1 0.83% 84 Hrs 0.64%
Good intent call 1 0.83% N/A
Grass or stubble fire 11 9.17% 1,458 Hrs 11.06%
Investigation (smoke) 2 1.67% 5 Hrs 0.04%
Minor fuel or oil spill 2 1.67% 7 Hrs 0.05%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 4 3.33% 291 Hrs 2.21%
Mobile property fire - road transport vehicle 1 0.83% 15 Hrs 0.11%
Other assistance 1 0.83% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Rubbish fire 1 0.83% 6 Hrs 0.05%
Scrub and grass fire 46 38.33% 9,773 Hrs 74.16%
Severe weather and natural disaster 8 6.67% 61 Hrs 0.46%
Tree down 9 7.50% 257 Hrs 1.95%
Tree fire 1 0.83% 4 Hrs 0.03%
Vehicle accident / no injury 10 8.33% 555 Hrs 4.21%
Vehicle accident rescue 2 1.67% 9 Hrs 0.07%
Vehicle accident with injuries 12 10.00% 447 Hrs 3.39%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 120 13,179 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 85 4242 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 111 3947 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 94 918 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 96 6305 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 148 2134 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 101 1881 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 77 858 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 58 575 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 76 568 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 57 544 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 49 804 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 67 661 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 70 876 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 57 467 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 82 758 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 48 774 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 50 533 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 45 4991 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 43
Total Incidents for 1999-00 28
Total Incidents for 1998-99 34
Total Incidents for 1997-98 30

Post Codes
In Response Area
5131 5132 5133 5231
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Chain of Ponds, SA
Houghton,
Inglewood, SA
Millbrook, SA
Paracombe, SA

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