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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Riverton

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

Riverton Station
Riverton Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Riverton 24P
Riverton 24P     -     Picture by Shaun Silkstone
Riverton 34P
Riverton 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Joint CFS & SA Ambulance Station
Refurbished 24P delivered April 2008
New 34P delivered March 2012

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Gilbert Group
Established: 1949

Contact Information
Physical Location Torrens Rd, Riverton SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 236 Ref: 923182
GPS Latitude: -34.156895 Longitude: 138.748250
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Fax (08) 8847 2701
Postal Address PO Box 141,
Riverton SA 5412
E-mail Riverton CFS - dezina01@bigpond.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesdays
Advice to Recruits Please attend Station on a training night, or contact the Captain, Mike Johnson
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Riverton 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB905
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Generator
Riverton 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S781AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
Generator

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : 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 - 4 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 097 & 077
VHF Radio Channel: 63, 62, 58

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 34 Responses
Assist other agencies 4 11.76% 107 Hrs 5.84%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 2.94% 83 Hrs 4.53%
Building fire 2 5.88% 2 Hrs 0.11%
Building fire - content only 1 2.94% 77 Hrs 4.21%
Cover assignment 1 2.94% 40 Hrs 2.18%
Grass or stubble fire 5 14.71% 496 Hrs 27.09%
Investigation (smoke) 2 5.88% 42 Hrs 2.29%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 2.94% 15 Hrs 0.82%
Scrub and grass fire 4 11.76% 421 Hrs 22.99%
Smoke detector operated, no fire - ext smke, bushfires, burnouts - 751 1 2.94% 12 Hrs 0.66%
Tree down 4 11.76% 61 Hrs 3.33%
Vehicle accident / no injury 3 8.82% 106 Hrs 5.79%
Vehicle accident rescue 1 2.94% N/A
Vehicle accident with injuries 4 11.76% 369 Hrs 20.15%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 34 1,831 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 28 36216 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 49 520 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 42 503 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 45 675 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 37 702 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 27 399 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 25 133 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 37 310 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 30 256 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 26 159 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 24 138 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 19 95 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 34 391 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 33 385 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 9 123 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 25 176 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 4 5 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 18 169 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 9
Total Incidents for 1999-00 9
Total Incidents for 1998-99 7
Total Incidents for 1997-98 20

Post Codes
In Response Area
5412
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Riverton, SA

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