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SA Country Fire Service Station

Tantanoola

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Tantanoola Station
Tantanoola Station     -     Picture by Athol Rayson
Tantanoola 34P
Tantanoola 34P     -     Picture by Andrew Plush

Comments On Station New 34P appliance delivered November 2011

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Wattle Range Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 10 Railway Tce West, Tantanoola SA
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CFS Map Book Map: LSE 10 Ref: 521277
GPS Lattitude: -37.696350 Longitude: 140.453964
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8734 4219
Fax (08) 8734 4219
Postal Address C/- Post Office,
Tantanoola SA 5280

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 1900 Hrs (7:00pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend the station on a training night, or contact the Captain, Christopher Sims
Advice to Cadets Please attend the station on a training night, or contact the Captain, Christopher Sims

Vehicles & Appliances
Tantanoola 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S780AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
Quick Fill Pump

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 - 2 sets
Chainsaw
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
Quick Fill Pump
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 231
VHF Radio Channel: 36, 35, 23

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2018-19 - 22 Responses
Alarm system suspected malfunction 3 13.64% 58 Hrs 12.08%
Building fire 1 4.55% N/A
Detector suspected malfunction 2 9.09% 106 Hrs 22.08%
Did not arrive (stop call) 5 22.73% 2 Hrs 0.42%
Grass or stubble fire 1 4.55% N/A
Investigation (smoke) 1 4.55% N/A
Other (outside fire) 1 4.55% 12 Hrs 2.50%
Overheated motor 1 4.55% 3 Hrs 0.63%
Scrub and grass fire 3 13.64% 295 Hrs 61.46%
Tree down 2 9.09% 4 Hrs 0.83%
Vehicle accident with injuries 2 9.09% N/A
Total Incidents for 2018-19 22 480 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 15 61 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 10 33 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 20 122 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 22 215 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 19 61 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 27 78 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 15 60 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 4 14 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 2 10 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 19 79 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 17 286 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 22 725 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 16 91 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 8 26 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 20 200 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 16 490 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 18 440 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 19
Total Incidents for 1999-00 26
Total Incidents for 1998-99 13
Total Incidents for 1997-98 18

Post Codes
In Response Area
5280 5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Tantanoola, SA

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