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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Taplan

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, April 11, 2021

Taplan Station
Taplan Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Taplan 34
Taplan 34     -     Picture by David Kempster

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered June 2007

Station Information
Region : Region 3
Group : Chaffey Group
Established: 1956

Contact Information
Physical Location 2962 Taplan Road, Taplan SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: RMM 187 Ref: 888773
GPS Latitude: -34.544999 Longitude: 140.878928
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8587 2208
Fax (08) 8587 2103
Postal Address PO Box 1162,
Loxton SA 5333

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Bevin Fielke
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Taplan 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Ranger Pro 8Z
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQO201
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 203 & 213
VHF Radio Channel: 58, 34, 57

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 4 Responses
Forest fire 1 25.00% 92 Hrs 27.38%
Grass or stubble fire 1 25.00% 18 Hrs 5.36%
Other (outside fire) 1 25.00% 201 Hrs 59.82%
Scrub and grass fire 1 25.00% 25 Hrs 7.44%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 4 336 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 1 67 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 2
Total Incidents for 2015-16 7 82 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 8 257 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 11 447 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 5 90 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 2 10 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 6 156 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 5 38 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 5 331 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 8 366 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 5 272 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 10 236 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 8 74 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 11 737 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 5 945 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 16
Total Incidents for 1999-00 5
Total Incidents for 1998-99 18
Total Incidents for 1997-98 8

Post Codes
In Response Area
5311
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Bugle Hut, SA
Taldra, SA
Taplan, SA
Woodleigh, SA

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