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SA Country Fire Service Station

Snowtown

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, March 12, 2021

Snowtown Station
Snowtown Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Snowtown 34
Snowtown 34     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree
Snowtown QRV
Snowtown QRV     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New Station completed November 2004
New 34 appliance delivered November 2008
New QRV delivered March 2012

Station Information
Region : Region 4
Group : Blyth / Snowtown Group

Contact Information
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Physical Location Lumeah Road, Snowtown SA
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 266, 416576
GPS Latitude: -33.788316 Longitude: 138.211316
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8865 2405
Fax (08) 8865 2398
Postal Address 9 Fourth Street,
Snowtown SA 5520
E-mail Snowtown CFS - SnowtownCFS@hotmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Second and fourth Thursday in each month
Advice to Recruits Please attend any training night, or contact the Captain, John Freebairn. All Welcome.
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Snowtown 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: XQB706
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
GPS
Snowtown QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Nissan Patrol DX
Water Capacity: 550 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S818AQE
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 - 2 sets
Firefighting Foam - 160 Litres
GPS - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 065 & 048
VHF Radio Channel: 83, 84, 87
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9, 19, 29

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 21 Responses
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 4.76% N/A
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 1 4.76% N/A
Assist Other Agencies 2 9.52% 2 Hrs 0.42%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 2 9.52% 13 Hrs 2.74%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 2 9.52% 3 Hrs 0.63%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 4 19.05% 16 Hrs 3.38%
Haystack 1 4.76% 355 Hrs 74.89%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 1 4.76% 4 Hrs 0.84%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 4.76% 20 Hrs 4.22%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 1 4.76% 10 Hrs 2.11%
Tree Down 1 4.76% 1 Hrs 0.21%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 2 9.52% 28 Hrs 5.91%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 4.76% N/A
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 1 4.76% 22 Hrs 4.64%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 21 474 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 30 1199 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 26 1216 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 33 2685 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 37 419 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 39 520 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 30 712 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 50 794 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 57 1296 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 37 659 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 42 443 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 31 552 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 22 332 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 28 166 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 26 240 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 33 194 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 24 538 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 22 294 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 24 161 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 23 173 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 29 213 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 26
Total Incidents for 1999-00 26
Total Incidents for 1998-99 18
Total Incidents for 1997-98 21

Post Codes
In Response Area
5464 5520 5555
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Bumbunga, SA
Burnsfield, SA
Condowie, SA
Hope Gap, SA
Lake View, SA
Snowtown, SA

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