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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Palmer

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Palmer Station
Palmer Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Palmer 24
Palmer 24     -     Picture by Graeme McVitty

Comments On Station Moved into new Station, June 2013

Station Information
Region : Region 3
Group : Ridley Group
Established: 1982

Contact Information
Physical Location Olive Grove Avenue, Palmer SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 151C Ref: 319416
GPS Lattitude: -34.854242 Longitude: 139.161915
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8569 4116
Fax (08) 8569 4134
Postal Address C/- Post Office,
Palmer SA 5237

How To Join
Training Occurs Sunday 1000 Hrs (10.00am)
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Andy Loy
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Andy Loy

Vehicles & Appliances
Palmer 24 4WD, 2000L Rural Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Kestrel 500FT
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: VPJ688
Equipment: 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
 
Specialist Equipment : Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 207
VHF Radio Channel: 39, 29, 50

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2017-18 - 30 Responses
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 1 3.33% 4 Hrs 1.14%
Assist Other Agencies 2 6.67% 6 Hrs 1.70%
Building Fire 1 3.33% 2 Hrs 0.57%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 3.33% 2 Hrs 0.57%
Forest Fire 1 3.33% 37 Hrs 10.51%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 8 26.67% 110 Hrs 31.25%
Haystack 1 3.33% 4 Hrs 1.14%
Hazardous Material 1 3.33% 5 Hrs 1.42%
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 10.00% 68 Hrs 19.32%
Tree Down 2 6.67% 7 Hrs 1.99%
Tree Fire 2 6.67% 56 Hrs 15.91%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 5 16.67% 33 Hrs 9.38%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 2 6.67% 18 Hrs 5.11%
Total Incidents for 2017-18 30 352 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 16 78 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 18 135 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 22 417 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 23 177 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 19 174 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 25 111 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 18 143 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 13 187 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 9 133 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 10 66 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 31 424 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 21 310 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 18 284 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 14 156 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 14 121 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 18 2088 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 21
Total Incidents for 1999-00 10
Total Incidents for 1998-99 21
Total Incidents for 1997-98 15

Post Codes
In Response Area
5237
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Apamurra,
Milendella, SA
Palmer, SA
Sanderston, SA

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