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SA Country Fire Service Station

Tanunda

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

Tanunda Station
Tanunda Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Tanunda 24
Tanunda 24     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Tanunda 34P
Tanunda 34P     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Tanunda Chem Loo - Bog 1
Tanunda Chem Loo - Bog 1     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34P appliance delivered August 2005
Moved into new Station, September 2006
New 24 delivered July 2015

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Northern Barossa Group
Established: 1960

Contact Information
Physical Location 9 Petras Street, Tanunda SA
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CFS Map Book Map: MLR 179C Ref: 136784
GPS Latitude: -34.519272 Longitude: 138.968868
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8563 3588
Fax (08) 8563 0842
Postal Address 9 Petras Street,
Tanunda SA 5352
E-mail Tanunda CFS - tanundacfs@bigpond.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednseday 7:00pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Rick Kessner 0419 864 739
Advice to Cadets Cadets Welcome - Please contact Captain, Rick Kessner 0419 864 739

Vehicles & Appliances
Bog 1 Support Trailer
Make and Model: Chem Loo
Registration Number: TQP103
Equipment:
Tanunda 24 4WD, 2000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FSS550 Crew
Water Capacity: 2500 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S698AQM
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
Tanunda 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB426
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
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
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 140 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 095 & 075
VHF Radio Channel: 6, 8, 11
UHF CB Radio Channel: 14

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 147 Responses
Accidental operation of alarm, human activity simulated cond. - 762 14 9.52% 52 Hrs 1.21%
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities - 765 3 2.04% 15 Hrs 0.35%
Alarm activation due to steam, shower, bath, sauna, urn/kettle - 768 2 1.36% 9 Hrs 0.21%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 4 2.72% 20 Hrs 0.47%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 28 19.05% 378 Hrs 8.81%
Assist other agencies 1 0.68% 17 Hrs 0.40%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 0.68% 7 Hrs 0.16%
Building fire 6 4.08% 244 Hrs 5.69%
Building fire - structure & content 2 1.36% 23 Hrs 0.54%
Cooking fumes (toast or foodstuffs) - 756 3 2.04% 10 Hrs 0.23%
Council or sa water causes pressure fluctuation through mains - 706 2 1.36% 13 Hrs 0.30%
Cover assignment 3 2.04% 1,286 Hrs 29.98%
Detector suspected malfunction - 747 5 3.40% 15 Hrs 0.35%
Did not arrive (stop call) 5 3.40% 38 Hrs 0.89%
Explosion with ensuing fire 1 0.68% 7 Hrs 0.16%
Fip - reset prior to arrival by management - 730 3 2.04% 75 Hrs 1.75%
Food stuffs burnt, confined to cooking equipment 1 0.68% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Grass or stubble fire 9 6.12% 306 Hrs 7.13%
Heat related and electrical 1 0.68% 6 Hrs 0.14%
Investigation (smoke) 1 0.68% 144 Hrs 3.36%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 0.68% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Odour or gas leak 1 0.68% 8 Hrs 0.19%
Other (outside fire) 4 2.72% 39 Hrs 0.91%
Private alarm - smoke detector malfunction 1 0.68% 5 Hrs 0.12%
Rubbish fire 2 1.36% 6 Hrs 0.14%
Scrub and grass fire 13 8.84% 796 Hrs 18.56%
Smoke detector operated, no fire - ext smke, bushfires, burnouts - 751 2 1.36% 19 Hrs 0.44%
Sprinkler water pressure fluctuations/equipment fault - 734 10 6.80% 51 Hrs 1.19%
Tree down 4 2.72% 107 Hrs 2.49%
Vehicle accident / no injury 8 5.44% 430 Hrs 10.03%
Vehicle accident rescue 2 1.36% 60 Hrs 1.40%
Vehicle accident with injuries 4 2.72% 98 Hrs 2.28%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 147 4,289 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 128 2766 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 160 1447 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 140 1534 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 115 1418 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 117 2658 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 111 2447 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 109 2584 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 132 1435 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 91 1247 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 87 2696 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 75 1646 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 71 1477 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 60 1633 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 53 1403 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 47 578 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 49 613 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 47 1212 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 57 1139 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 50
Total Incidents for 1999-00 42
Total Incidents for 1998-99 38
Total Incidents for 1997-98 44

Post Codes
In Response Area
5352
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Bethany,
Gomersal, SA
Krondorf,
Rowland Flat, SA
Stone Well, SA
Tanunda, SA
Vine Vale, SA

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