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SA Country Fire Service Station

Penneshaw and District

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, September 2, 2022

Penneshaw Meeting Room
Penneshaw Meeting Room     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Penneshaw Appliance Bays
Penneshaw Appliance Bays     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Penneshaw 24P
Penneshaw 24P     -     Picture by SA Emergency Services Photography
Penneshaw A24P
Penneshaw A24P     -     Picture by Kevin Walton
Penneshaw 34
Penneshaw 34     -     Picture by Dean Norman
Penneshaw Trailer
Penneshaw Trailer     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Refurbished 24P delivered June 2018
Refurbished A24P delivered June 2021
New 34 delivered September 2022

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Kangaroo Island Group

Contact Information
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Physical Location 1 Middle Terrace, Penneshaw SA
CFS Map Book Map: KI 78, 656431
GPS Latitude: -35.718461 Longitude: 137.937235
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8553 1244
Fax (08) 8553 1497
Postal Address PO Box 625,
Penneshaw SA 5222

How To Join
Training Occurs Sunday 8.30 am
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Shane Bates
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Penneshaw 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQB152
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Penneshaw 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139 - 260
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S139BQB
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
Penneshaw A24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: WLO910
Equipment: Lighting
Penneshaw Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Modern
Registration Number: S459TCV
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 - 4 sets
Chainsaw
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 180 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting
Quick Fill Pump - 1 unit(s)
RCR Heavy / Light
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 130 & 131
VHF Radio Channel: 72, 73, 74
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 28 Responses
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 1 3.57% 3 Hrs 0.14%
Assist Other Agencies 6 21.43% 431 Hrs 19.60%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 1 3.57% 2 Hrs 0.09%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 5 17.86% 113 Hrs 5.14%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 2 7.14% 71 Hrs 3.23%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 3.57% 1 Hrs 0.05%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 3.57% 13 Hrs 0.59%
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 10.71% 365 Hrs 16.60%
Search 1 3.57% 373 Hrs 16.96%
Tree Down 2 7.14% 72 Hrs 3.27%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 3.57% 245 Hrs 11.14%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 4 14.29% 510 Hrs 23.19%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 28 2,199 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 16 1284 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 24 667 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 21 1195 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 15 1169 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 16 234 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 15 231 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 7 105 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 14 229 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 28 3559 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 12 1685 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 9 180 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 12 452 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 12 220 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 10 140 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 14 1663 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 20 6637 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 13 887 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 8 94 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 9 1042 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 10 49 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 10
Total Incidents for 1999-00 9
Total Incidents for 1998-99 9
Total Incidents for 1997-98 4

Post Codes
In Response Area
5222
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
American Beach,
Antechamber Bay,
Baudin Beach,
Cuttlefish Bay, SA
Dudley East, SA
Ironstone, SA
Island Beach,
Kangaroo Head, SA
Pelican Lagoon,
Penneshaw, SA
Porky Flat, SA
Sapphiretown, SA
Willoughby, SA
Willson River, SA

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