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SA Country Fire Service Station

Pondooma

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, March 12, 2021

Pondooma Station
Pondooma Station     -     Picture by Athol Rayson
Pondooma 34 (formerly Salt Creek)
Pondooma 34 (formerly Salt Creek)     -     Picture by Andrew Plush

Comments On Station Refurbished 34 appliance delivered October 2006
Brigade name change from Salt Creek in September 2010

Station Information
Region : Region 6
Group : Eastern Eyre Group
Established: 1983

Contact Information
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Physical Location 521 Tonkin Rd, Minbrie SA
CFS Map Book Map: EP 291, 837890
GPS Latitude: -33.523033 Longitude: 136.978347
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address PO Box 39,
Cowell SA 5602

How To Join
Training Occurs First Sunday of the month
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Mark Carmody
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Pondooma 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Osprey 700GT
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: VQV393
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
 
Specialist Equipment : Firefighting Foam - 40 Litres
GPS - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 010
VHF Radio Channel: 55, 57, 50
UHF CB Radio Channel: 10

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 9 Responses
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 1 11.11% 1 Hrs 0.55%
Flood 1 11.11% 14 Hrs 7.65%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 1 11.11% 1 Hrs 0.55%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 11.11% 5 Hrs 2.73%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 11.11% 4 Hrs 2.19%
Tree Down 1 11.11% 2 Hrs 1.09%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 3 33.33% 156 Hrs 85.25%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 9 183 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 5 205 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 16 697 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 5 201 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 7 72 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 10 171 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 6 56 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 4 61 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 9 86 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 6 63 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 10 249 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 3 14 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 2 21 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 1 24 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 2 5 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 7 230 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 5 1102 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 4 302 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 2 35 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 4
Total Incidents for 2001-02 3 45 Hrs
Total Incidents for 1998-99 1
Total Incidents for 1997-98 10

Post Codes
In Response Area
5602
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Midgee, SA
Minbrie, SA
Mitchellville, SA

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