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Strathalbyn Group Operational and Support

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, May 24, 2019

Strath Grp Operational and Support brigade Station
Strath Grp Operational and Support brigade Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New brigade - established 2014
Not a fire-fighting brigade. Provides communications and logistics support to Strathalbyn Group.

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Strathalbyn Group
Established: 2014

Contact Information
Physical Location 17 Forrest Road, Strathalbyn SA
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UBD Map: 252 Ref: E3
GPS Lattitude: -35.270182 Longitude: 138.896902
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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
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Lorraine McVitty on 0408 834 703
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
 
Specialist Equipment :
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
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 2018-19 - 225 Responses
Accidental operation of alarm, human activity simulated cond. 2 0.89% 3 Hrs 0.36%
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities 6 2.67% 8 Hrs 0.95%
Alarm activation due to steam, shower, bath, sauna, urn/kettle 1 0.44% 1 Hrs 0.12%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 15 6.67% 33 Hrs 3.91%
Alarm system suspected malfunction 4 1.78% 6 Hrs 0.71%
Animal rescue 3 1.33% 3 Hrs 0.36%
Assist other agencies 23 10.22% 57 Hrs 6.75%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 0.44% 1 Hrs 0.12%
Attempt to burn 1 0.44% 6 Hrs 0.71%
Building fire 1 0.44% 1 Hrs 0.12%
Building fire - structure & content 1 0.44% 8 Hrs 0.95%
Chemical hazard (no spills or leaks) 1 0.44% 4 Hrs 0.47%
Chimney or flue fire 3 1.33% 3 Hrs 0.36%
Did not arrive (stop call) 23 10.22% 82 Hrs 9.72%
Extrication/rescue(not vehicle) 1 0.44% 3 Hrs 0.36%
Grass or stubble fire 14 6.22% 117 Hrs 13.86%
Harvesting machinery fire 1 0.44% 2 Hrs 0.24%
Hazardous material 1 0.44% 2 Hrs 0.24%
Malicious false alarm - or mischevious damage to mcp or det/spkl 1 0.44% 1 Hrs 0.12%
Minor fuel or oil spill 2 0.89% 3 Hrs 0.36%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 3 1.33% 5 Hrs 0.59%
Mobile property fire - road transport vehicle 1 0.44% 5 Hrs 0.59%
Other (outside fire) 2 0.89% 219 Hrs 25.95%
Other assistance 2 0.89% 3 Hrs 0.36%
Rubbish fire 8 3.56% 9 Hrs 1.07%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 2 0.89% 3 Hrs 0.36%
Tree down 40 17.78% 60 Hrs 7.11%
Tree fire 10 4.44% 45 Hrs 5.33%
Vehicle accident / no injury 18 8.00% 41 Hrs 4.86%
Vehicle accident rescue 2 0.89% 6 Hrs 0.71%
Vehicle accident with injuries 31 13.78% 102 Hrs 12.09%
Water / ice related rescue 1 0.44% 2 Hrs 0.24%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 225 844 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 215 958 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 260 5204 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 193 1000 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 118 487 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5157 5172 5201 5255 5256
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
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Ashbourne,
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Blackfellows Creek,
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Bull Creek,
Clayton Bay, SA
Finniss, SA
Gemmells, SA
Hartley, SA
Highland Valley, SA
Kuitpo, SA
Kyeema, SA
Langhorne Creek, SA
McHarg Creek, SA
Milang, SA
Nurragi, SA
Point Sturt, SA
Salem, SA
Sandergrove, SA
Strathalbyn, SA
Tolderol, SA
Willyaroo, SA
Woodchester, SA

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