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SA Country Fire Service Station

Springton

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

Springton Station
Springton Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Springton 34
Springton 34     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered July 2019

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Barossa Group
Established: 1959

Contact Information
Physical Location Graetz Terrace, Springton SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 179B Ref: 250577
GPS Latitude: -34.706818 Longitude: 139.090477
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8568 1984
Fax (08) 8568 1984
Postal Address PO Box 90,
Springton SA 5235

How To Join
Training Occurs First and Third Tuesdays - 1930hrs
Advice to Recruits New Recruits always welcome. Please attend at the station on a training night, or contact the Captain, Grant Kelly
Advice to Cadets New Cadets always welcome. Please attend the station on a training night

Vehicles & Appliances
Springton 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-240
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S651AQX
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 2 sets
Chainsaw
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
Portable Generator
GPS
Portable flood lighting
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 096 & 076
VHF Radio Channel: 84, 87, 89

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 55 Responses
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 2 3.64% 5 Hrs 0.43%
Assist other agencies 1 1.82% 20 Hrs 1.73%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 1.82% 5 Hrs 0.43%
Building fire 2 3.64% 5 Hrs 0.43%
Building fire - structure & content 1 1.82% 20 Hrs 1.73%
Did not arrive (stop call) 6 10.91% 6 Hrs 0.52%
Forest fire 1 1.82% 80 Hrs 6.91%
Grass or stubble fire 14 25.45% 549 Hrs 47.41%
Investigation (smoke) 1 1.82% 5 Hrs 0.43%
Other (outside fire) 2 3.64% 58 Hrs 5.01%
Scrub and grass fire 3 5.45% 151 Hrs 13.04%
Tree down 12 21.82% 70 Hrs 6.04%
Tree fire 6 10.91% 168 Hrs 14.51%
Vehicle accident / no injury 2 3.64% 10 Hrs 0.86%
Vehicle accident with injuries 1 1.82% 6 Hrs 0.52%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 55 1,158 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 39 938 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 41 3261 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 89 487 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 62 727 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 47 2184 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 85 1531 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 24 297 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 14 77 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 41 306 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 32 327 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 12 92 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 16 256 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 27 575 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 17 325 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 34 501 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 19 262 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 30 701 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 20 340 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 22
Total Incidents for 1999-00 11
Total Incidents for 1998-99 13
Total Incidents for 1997-98 12

Post Codes
In Response Area
5235 5351
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Mount Crawford, SA
Springton, SA
Taunton, SA

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