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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Summertown and District

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Summertown Station
Summertown Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Summertown 14
Summertown 14     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Summertown 34P
Summertown 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34P appliance delivered December 2009
New 14 appliance delivered August 2013
East Torrens BW13 based here

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : East Torrens Group
Established: 1958

Contact Information
Physical Location 1079 Greenhill Road, Summertown SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 149A Ref: 928291
UBD Map: 133 Ref: J9
GPS Lattitude: -34.959497 Longitude: 138.731196
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8390 3535
Fax (08) 8390 0329
Postal Address PO Box 1150,
Uraidla SA 5142
E-mail Summertown CFS - stowncfs@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 2000 Hrs (8.00pm)
Advice to Recruits Please call general business number any time, or attend station on a training night.
Advice to Cadets Please call general business number any time, or attend station on a training night.

Vehicles & Appliances
Summertown 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu NPS300
Water Capacity: 1600 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQN128
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
Summertown 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S582AQA
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation 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 - 4 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS - 3 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 126 & 127
VHF Radio Channel: 92, 97,104

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 91 Responses
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 4 4.40% 24 Hrs 0.19%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 4 4.40% 19 Hrs 0.15%
Attempt to burn 1 1.10% 95 Hrs 0.75%
Building fire 1 1.10% 3 Hrs 0.02%
Building fire - structure & content 1 1.10% 3 Hrs 0.02%
Chimney or flue fire 1 1.10% 29 Hrs 0.23%
Combustible / flammable leak 1 1.10% 7 Hrs 0.06%
Cover assignment 3 3.30% 720 Hrs 5.70%
Detector suspected malfunction - 747 1 1.10% 4 Hrs 0.03%
Did not arrive (stop call) 6 6.59% 8 Hrs 0.06%
Grass or stubble fire 19 20.88% 8,259 Hrs 65.40%
Mobile property fire - campervan/caravan 1 1.10% 17 Hrs 0.13%
Oil or other combustible liquid spill 1 1.10% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Prescribed burn 1 1.10% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Private alarm - smoke detector malfunction 1 1.10% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Rubbish fire 2 2.20% 6 Hrs 0.05%
Scrub and grass fire 12 13.19% 2,875 Hrs 22.77%
Search 1 1.10% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Tree down 18 19.78% 229 Hrs 1.81%
Vehicle accident / no injury 7 7.69% 219 Hrs 1.73%
Vehicle accident with injuries 5 5.49% 105 Hrs 0.83%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 91 12,629 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 77 26668 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 60 760 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 71 570 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 55 1210 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 45 2696 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 76 5751 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 61 1244 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 47 319 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 35 291 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 50 649 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 58 422 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 31 276 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 65 1042 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 42 747 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 54 1018 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 51 808 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 48 474 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 50 716 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 42
Total Incidents for 1999-00 28
Total Incidents for 1998-99 36
Total Incidents for 1997-98 49

Post Codes
In Response Area
5141 5142
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Horsnell Gully,
Summertown, SA
Uraidla, SA

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