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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Saddleworth

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

Saddleworth Station
Saddleworth Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Saddleworth 34
Saddleworth 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Joint CFS / SES station

Group base for Gilbert Group

New 34 delivered November 2016


Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Gilbert Group
Established: 1930

Contact Information
Physical Location 1 Charles Street, Saddleworth SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 236 Ref: 953265
GPS Latitude: -34.084322 Longitude: 138.782775
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8847 4084
Fax (08) 8847 4368
Postal Address 1 Charles Street,
Saddleworth SA 5413

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesdays, fortnightly
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, David Miller
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, David Miller

Vehicles & Appliances
Saddleworth 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S329AQN
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 2
Saddleworth Compressor Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model: Delta
Registration Number: TQM900
Equipment: BA Compressor

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
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 200 Litres
GPS - 1 unit(s)
 
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
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 097 & 077
VHF Radio Channel: 63, 62, 58
UHF CB Radio Channel: 30

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 31 Responses
Alarm operates due to power surge/spike or short circuit - 707 1 3.23% 29 Hrs 3.07%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 3 9.68% 100 Hrs 10.57%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 3 9.68% 119 Hrs 12.58%
Arcing, shorted electrical equipment 1 3.23% 9 Hrs 0.95%
Assist other agencies 2 6.45% 147 Hrs 15.54%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 3.23% 10 Hrs 1.06%
Did not arrive (stop call) 4 12.90% 10 Hrs 1.06%
Good intent call 1 3.23% 132 Hrs 13.95%
Grass or stubble fire 5 16.13% 28 Hrs 2.96%
Investigation (smoke) 1 3.23% 17 Hrs 1.80%
Other assistance 2 6.45% 95 Hrs 10.04%
Scrub and grass fire 3 9.68% 108 Hrs 11.42%
Severe weather and natural disaster 1 3.23% 141 Hrs 14.90%
Vehicle accident / no injury 1 3.23% 1 Hrs 0.11%
Vehicle accident rescue 1 3.23% N/A
Vehicle accident with injuries 1 3.23% N/A
Total Incidents for 2019-20 31 946 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 21 615 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 46 616 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 34 322 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 48 655 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 46 608 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 30 715 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 22 442 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 23 459 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 13 238 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 17 337 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 18 245 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 18 396 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 22 280 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 15 342 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 22 256 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 12 171 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 7 56 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 20 429 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 27
Total Incidents for 1999-00 8
Total Incidents for 1998-99 21
Total Incidents for 1997-98 8

Post Codes
In Response Area
5413
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Saddleworth, SA

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