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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Port MacDonnell

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

Port MacDonnell Station
Port MacDonnell Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Port Mac 14
Port Mac 14     -     Picture by Naracoorte CFS Group
Port MacDonnell 34P
Port MacDonnell 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Kingsley Group (formerly Port MacDonnell Group) based at this station
New 14 delivered Oct 2014
New 34P appliance delivered March 2019

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Kingsley Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 60 Elizabeth Street, Port MacDonnell SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 2 Ref: 730881
GPS Latitude: -38.054376 Longitude: 140.692106
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8738 2581
Fax (08) 8738 2481
Postal Address 1 Kuhl Dr,
Racecourse Bay SA 5291

How To Join
Training Occurs 2nd Wednesday of each month
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Rodney Virgo
Advice to Cadets First Wednesday each month. Please contact the Captain, Rodney Virgo, or Wade Chant on 0488313225

Vehicles & Appliances
Port Mac 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu NPS300
Water Capacity: 1600 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQN147
Equipment:
Port Mac 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-240
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S081AQS
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation Equipment

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 4 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 100 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting
Quick Fill Pump - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Grasslands - Grasslands
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 228
VHF Radio Channel: 69, 30, 51

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 35 Responses
Alarm operates due to extreme weather conditions - 702 2 5.71% 4 Hrs 0.15%
Assist other agencies 2 5.71% N/A
Building fire - structure & content 1 2.86% 16 Hrs 0.62%
Building weakend or collapsed 1 2.86% 8 Hrs 0.31%
Extrication/rescue(not vehicle) 1 2.86% N/A
Forest fire 4 11.43% 155 Hrs 5.99%
Good intent call 1 2.86% 73 Hrs 2.82%
Grass or stubble fire 12 34.29% 928 Hrs 35.89%
Other (outside fire) 1 2.86% 68 Hrs 2.63%
Scrub and grass fire 9 25.71% 1,329 Hrs 51.39%
Severe weather and natural disaster 1 2.86% 5 Hrs 0.19%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 35 2,586 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 13 379 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 21 478 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 12 49 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 26 942 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 19 34 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 10 12 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 37 155 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 16 158 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 20 90 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 20 136 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 35 216 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 28 147 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 33 658 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 33 617 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 30 656 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 20 98 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 21 215 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 15 39 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 31
Total Incidents for 1999-00 14
Total Incidents for 1998-99 9
Total Incidents for 1997-98 14

Post Codes
In Response Area
5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Cape Douglas, SA
Eight Mile Creek, SA
Port Macdonnell, SA
Racecourse Bay, SA

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