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SA Country Fire Service Station

Strathalbyn

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, October 20, 2022

Strathalbyn Station
Strathalbyn Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Strath 34P
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Strath A34P
Strath A34P     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station Group Base for Strath Group
Moved into new Station February 2006
New 34P delivered Dec 2009
New A34P delivered April 2019

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Strathalbyn Group
Established: 1940

Contact Information
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Physical Location 17 Forrest Road, Strathalbyn SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 121B, 088951
UBD Map: 252, E3
GPS Latitude: -35.270165 Longitude: 138.896819
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8536 2220
Fax (08) 8536 3270
Postal Address PO Box 444,
Strathalbyn SA 5255

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesday 7:00pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Brenton Scott or Admin Officer Lorraine McVitty on 0408 834 703
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Brenton Scott or Admin Officer Lorraine McVitty on 0408 834 703

Vehicles & Appliances
Strathalbyn 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S560AQA
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Thermal Imaging Camera
Strathalbyn A34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S673AQX
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Hazmat
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Medical Oxygen
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
ZECC - Zone Emergency Coordination Centre
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 - 8 sets
BA Compressor
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 2 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 360 Litres
Portable Generator
GPS - 3 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 2 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 142 & 143
VHF Radio Channel: 73, 83, 55
UHF CB Radio Channel: 19

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 152 Responses
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 5 3.29% 18 Hrs 0.24%
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle - 768 2 1.32% 7 Hrs 0.09%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 0.66% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 3 1.97% 10 Hrs 0.13%
Animal Rescue 2 1.32% 3 Hrs 0.04%
Assist Other Agencies 8 5.26% 373 Hrs 4.99%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 2 1.32% 161 Hrs 2.16%
Building Fire 1 0.66% 9 Hrs 0.12%
Building Fire - Content Only 2 1.32% 263 Hrs 3.52%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 2 1.32% 369 Hrs 4.94%
Building Weakend Or Collapsed 1 0.66% 101 Hrs 1.35%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) - 756 2 1.32% 5 Hrs 0.07%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 2 1.32% 6 Hrs 0.08%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 13 8.55% 236 Hrs 3.16%
Dump 1 0.66% 12 Hrs 0.16%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 1 0.66% 110 Hrs 1.47%
Failure To Notify When Testing Or Incorrect Test By Service Comp - 763 2 1.32% 8 Hrs 0.11%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 2 1.32% 9 Hrs 0.12%
Flood 2 1.32% 7 Hrs 0.09%
Good Intent Call 1 0.66% 5 Hrs 0.07%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 20 13.16% 1,336 Hrs 17.88%
Hazardous Material 4 2.63% 736 Hrs 9.85%
Major Fuel Or Oil Spill 1 0.66% 7 Hrs 0.09%
Malicious False Alarm - Or Mischevious Damage To Mcp Or Det/Spkl - 711 1 0.66% 2 Hrs 0.03%
Medical Assist 1 0.66% 15 Hrs 0.20%
Medical Assist - Cpr/Ear 1 0.66% 120 Hrs 1.61%
Mobile Property Fire - Off Road Vehicles 3 1.97% 29 Hrs 0.39%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 2 1.32% 97 Hrs 1.30%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 4 2.63% 234 Hrs 3.13%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 2 1.32% 18 Hrs 0.24%
Rubbish Fire 7 4.61% 101 Hrs 1.35%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 2 1.32% 76 Hrs 1.02%
Scrub And Grass Fire 4 2.63% 698 Hrs 9.34%
Smoke Detector Operated, No Fire - Ext Smke, Bushfires, Burnouts - 751 1 0.66% 4 Hrs 0.05%
Tree Down 14 9.21% 204 Hrs 2.73%
Tree Fire 4 2.63% 128 Hrs 1.71%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 14 9.21% 799 Hrs 10.70%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 5 3.29% 445 Hrs 5.96%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 7 4.61% 708 Hrs 9.48%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 152 7,470 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 133 6974 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 184 13229 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 172 10298 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 175 2707 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 214 2347 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 153 3991 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 140 3160 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 178 2735 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 176 3488 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 178 2343 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 114 1208 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 112 2072 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 103 2171 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 110 1771 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 146 3130 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 116 1863 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 92 994 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 73 738 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 95 1512 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 70 1012 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 62
Total Incidents for 1999-00 60
Total Incidents for 1998-99 55
Total Incidents for 1997-98 47

Post Codes
In Response Area
5255
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Angas Plains,
Belvidere,
Finniss, SA
Gemmells, SA
Sandergrove, SA
Strathalbyn, SA
Willyaroo, SA

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