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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Penola

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

Penola Station
Penola Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Penola 24 URP
Penola 24 URP     -     Picture by Jason Kleemann
Penola 34
Penola 34     -     Picture by Penola CFS

Comments On Station Wattle Range Car 2 is also based here
New 34 delivered September 2008
New 24URP delivered September 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Wattle Range Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 15 Portland St, Penola SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 17 Ref: 857631
GPS Latitude: -37.378087 Longitude: 140.839065
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8737 2386
Fax (08) 8737 2207
Postal Address 15 Portland St,
Penola SA 5277
E-mail Penola CFS - penola@cfsbrigade.org.au

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 7.00pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on training night, or contact the Captain, Peter Robinson
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Penola 24 URP 4WD, 2000L Urban Rural Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-240 Auto
Water Capacity: 2100 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S702AQX
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
Defibrillation Equipment
Penola 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: XQB713
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
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 - 8 sets
Defibrillator - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 540 Litres
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Medical Oxygen equipment
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 231
VHF Radio Channel: 36, 35, 23
UHF CB Radio Channel: 5

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 74 Responses
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities - 765 1 1.35% 2 Hrs 0.08%
Animal rescue 1 1.35% 2 Hrs 0.08%
Assist other agencies 2 2.70% 38 Hrs 1.61%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 1.35% 57 Hrs 2.42%
Building fire - structure & content 5 6.76% 371 Hrs 15.77%
Building fire - structure only 1 1.35% 5 Hrs 0.21%
Chimney or flue fire 1 1.35% 8 Hrs 0.34%
Did not arrive (stop call) 11 14.86% 605 Hrs 25.71%
Good intent call 2 2.70% 3 Hrs 0.13%
Grass or stubble fire 10 13.51% 471 Hrs 20.02%
Minor fuel or oil spill 1 1.35% 2 Hrs 0.08%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 1.35% 10 Hrs 0.42%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 1 1.35% 5 Hrs 0.21%
Odour or gas leak 1 1.35% 29 Hrs 1.23%
Outside fire (not rubbish)/goodwill bins 1 1.35% 22 Hrs 0.93%
Rubbish fire 2 2.70% 55 Hrs 2.34%
Scrub and grass fire 3 4.05% 67 Hrs 2.85%
Search 1 1.35% 30 Hrs 1.27%
Severe weather and natural disaster 2 2.70% 3 Hrs 0.13%
Tree down 19 25.68% 109 Hrs 4.63%
Vehicle accident / no injury 4 5.41% 445 Hrs 18.91%
Vehicle accident with injuries 3 4.05% 14 Hrs 0.59%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 74 2,353 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 38 971 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 56 407 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 61 1758 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 70 557 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 56 584 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 61 568 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 79 2374 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 50 341 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 50 636 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 61 751 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 46 652 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 59 307 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 64 587 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 55 356 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 65 268 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 66 468 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 71 595 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 54 409 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 74
Total Incidents for 1999-00 54
Total Incidents for 1998-99 58
Total Incidents for 1997-98 55

Post Codes
In Response Area
5277
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Penola, SA

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