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SA Country Fire Service Station

Padthaway

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Padthaway Station
Padthaway Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Padthaway 34P
Padthaway 34P     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree

Comments On Station New 34P delivered August 2016
Moved into new station, September 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Tatiara Group
Established: 1970

Contact Information
Physical Location 6 Edwards Road facing Whyatt Road, Padthaway SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 37 Ref: 545492
GPS Latitude: -36.600976 Longitude: 140.491593
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8765 5001
Fax (08) 8765 5001
Postal Address C/- Post Office,
Padthaway SA 5271

How To Join
Training Occurs 1st and 3rd Wednesday 7.30 pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Jake Rich on 0418 877 506
Advice to Cadets Contact the Captain Jake Rich on 0418 877 506

Vehicles & Appliances
Padthaway 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S335AQN
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
RCR Heavy / Light
Rescue Litter
Lighting
Generator
GPS
Medical Oxygen
Defibrillation Equipment

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : 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 - 2 sets
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 280 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS
Portable flood lighting
Medical Oxygen equipment
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Special Risks - Special Risks - Wineries
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 230
VHF Radio Channel: 89, 1, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 36 Responses
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 2.78% 80 Hrs 10.09%
Building fire - structure & content 1 2.78% 12 Hrs 1.51%
Did not arrive (stop call) 3 8.33% N/A
Grass or stubble fire 1 2.78% 5 Hrs 0.63%
Scrub and grass fire 12 33.33% 517 Hrs 65.20%
Tree down 8 22.22% 71 Hrs 8.95%
Vehicle accident / no injury 3 8.33% 21 Hrs 2.65%
Vehicle accident rescue 1 2.78% 15 Hrs 1.89%
Vehicle accident with injuries 6 16.67% 72 Hrs 9.08%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 36 793 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 26 1002 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 38 377 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 26 202 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 24 305 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 27 237 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 38 350 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 38 335 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 16 183 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 30 260 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 28 416 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 18 131 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 23 123 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 24 313 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 17 411 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 15 318 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 17 227 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 21 188 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 17 153 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 11
Total Incidents for 1999-00 16
Total Incidents for 1998-99 25
Total Incidents for 1997-98 14

Post Codes
In Response Area
5270 5271
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Padthaway, SA
Swede Flat, SA

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