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SA Country Fire Service Station

Port Wakefield

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Port Wakefield Station
Port Wakefield Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Port Wakefield A34P
Port Wakefield A34P     -     Picture by Bute CFS
Port Wakefield 34P
Port Wakefield 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New joint station, with SA Ambulance completed early 2003
New 34P appliance delivered May 2009
New A34P delivered December 2017

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Wakefield Plains Group
Established: 1947

Contact Information
Physical Location 10a East Street, Port Wakefield SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 233 Ref: 377138
GPS Latitude: -34.186318 Longitude: 138.153171
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8867 1336
Fax (08) 8867 1394
Postal Address 10a East Tce,
Port Wakefield SA 5550

How To Join
Training Occurs Seniors Monday 6.00pm, Cadets Tuesday 5.30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, or attend training night
Advice to Cadets Please attend training Mondays from 5.30pm, or contact the Captain.

Vehicles & Appliances
Port Wakefield 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB422
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Port Wakefield A34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S121AQS
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Hazmat
Lighting
Generator

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 - 6 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 160 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 104 & 084
VHF Radio Channel: 29, 31, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 68 Responses
Arcing, shorted electrical equipment 1 1.47% 10 Hrs 0.27%
Assist other agencies 4 5.88% 128 Hrs 3.42%
Building fire - structure only 1 1.47% 18 Hrs 0.48%
Detector suspected malfunction - 747 2 2.94% 10 Hrs 0.27%
Did not arrive (stop call) 10 14.71% 76 Hrs 2.03%
Fixed alarm fault 2 2.94% 1 Hrs 0.03%
Good intent call 4 5.88% 186 Hrs 4.97%
Grain / crop fire 1 1.47% 286 Hrs 7.63%
Grass or stubble fire 3 4.41% 787 Hrs 21.01%
Investigation (smoke) 1 1.47% 33 Hrs 0.88%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 3 4.41% 173 Hrs 4.62%
Odour or gas leak 1 1.47% 51 Hrs 1.36%
Other (outside fire) 3 4.41% 59 Hrs 1.58%
Other assistance 1 1.47% 66 Hrs 1.76%
Power line down 1 1.47% 60 Hrs 1.60%
Prescribed burn 1 1.47% 87 Hrs 2.32%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 1.47% N/A
Scrub and grass fire 3 4.41% 970 Hrs 25.89%
Transformer, power or utility, power pole 1 1.47% 78 Hrs 2.08%
Tree down 1 1.47% N/A
Vehicle accident / no injury 14 20.59% 450 Hrs 12.01%
Vehicle accident rescue 2 2.94% 40 Hrs 1.07%
Vehicle accident with injuries 7 10.29% 177 Hrs 4.73%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 68 3,746 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 62 3344 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 70 723 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 83 1158 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 68 1140 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 87 2638 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 80 1777 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 83 1906 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 75 1143 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 80 924 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 67 1247 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 83 960 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 83 1384 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 80 1509 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 66 1113 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 64 863 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 71 1177 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 69 1113 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 55 790 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 53
Total Incidents for 1999-00 32
Total Incidents for 1998-99 58
Total Incidents for 1997-98 47

Post Codes
In Response Area
5550
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Beaufort,
Bowmans, SA
Inkerman, SA
Port Wakefield, SA
Proof Range, SA

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