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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Range / Hope Forest

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, May 12, 2019

Range / Hope Forest Station
Range / Hope Forest Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Range / Hope Forest 14
Range / Hope Forest 14     -     Picture by Steve Schueler
Range / Hope Forest 34
Range / Hope Forest 34     -     Picture by Steve Schueler

Comments On Station New 34 delivered May 2010
New 14 delivered August 2012

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Kyeema Group
Established: 1989

Contact Information
Physical Location 635 Range Road, The Range SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 120B Ref: 836969
GPS Lattitude: -35.246478 Longitude: 138.621428
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8556 7345
Fax (08) 8556 7493
Postal Address PO Box 800,
McLaren Vale SA 5171

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 1930 Hrs (7.30 pm)
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Ian Hockley
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Ian Hockley

Vehicles & Appliances
Range / Hope Forest 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu NPS300
Water Capacity: 1600 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQN109
Equipment: GPS
Range / Hope Forest 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQN152
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
GPS

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 - 2 sets
Firefighting Foam - 140 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 132 & 133
VHF Radio Channel: 77, 78, 88

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2018-19 - 54 Responses
Alarm activation due to poor building maint-dust,cobwebs,insects 1 1.85% 3 Hrs 0.34%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 3 5.56% 3 Hrs 0.34%
Alarm system suspected malfunction 2 3.70% N/A
Assist other agencies 2 3.70% 1 Hrs 0.11%
Building fire 2 3.70% 32 Hrs 3.60%
Building fire - structure & content 4 7.41% 55 Hrs 6.19%
Did not arrive (stop call) 10 18.52% 419 Hrs 47.18%
Flood 1 1.85% N/A
Good intent call 1 1.85% 6 Hrs 0.68%
Grass or stubble fire 4 7.41% 73 Hrs 8.22%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 3 5.56% 23 Hrs 2.59%
Oil or other combustible liquid spill 1 1.85% 6 Hrs 0.68%
Tree down 11 20.37% 21 Hrs 2.36%
Tree fire 2 3.70% 7 Hrs 0.79%
Unauthorised burning 1 1.85% 3 Hrs 0.34%
Vehicle accident / no injury 2 3.70% 14 Hrs 1.58%
Vehicle accident rescue 1 1.85% 108 Hrs 12.16%
Vehicle accident with injuries 2 3.70% 111 Hrs 12.50%
Wrong location 1 1.85% 3 Hrs 0.34%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 54 888 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 52 353 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 65 416 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 38 2812 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 43 1255 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 45 502 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 11 4 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 16 12 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 23 261 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 7 93 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 7 48 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 31 255 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 23 1185 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 26 538 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 14 236 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 14 166 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 23 388 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 16 117 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 23
Total Incidents for 1999-00 20
Total Incidents for 1998-99 24
Total Incidents for 1997-98 18

Post Codes
In Response Area
5171 5172 5201
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Dingabledinga, SA
Hope Forest, SA
Kuitpo, SA
Kuitpo Colony, SA
Kyeema, SA
Montarra, SA
The Range, SA
Willunga Hill, SA

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