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SA Country Fire Service Station

Tailem Bend

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

Tailem Bend Station
Tailem Bend Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Tailem Bend 34P
Tailem Bend 34P     -     Picture by Dean Norman
Tailem Bend 44
Tailem Bend 44     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Tailem Bend Rescue
Tailem Bend Rescue     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34P appliance delivered May 2010
New Rescue delivered Sept 2014
New 44 appliance delivered Oct 2015
Moved into new station Sept 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 3
Group : Swanport Group
Established: 1959

Contact Information
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Physical Location 6 Golf Course Rd, Tailem Bend SA
CFS Map Book Map: RMM 124, 596976
GPS Latitude: -35.262269 Longitude: 139.460659
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8572 3770
Fax (08) 8572 3770
Postal Address PO Box 224,
Tailem Bend SA 5260

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 7:00pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend station any Monday 1900 Hrs (7:00pm) for introduction & tour prior to training, or contact the duty officer on 0457 560 123
Advice to Cadets Please attend Station on any training Night

Vehicles & Appliances
Tailem Bend 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S578AQA
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Tailem Bend 44 4WD, 4000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 4000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S692AQM
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Tailem Bend Rescue Rescue Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu NPR300 Crew
Registration Number: S311AQN
Equipment: RCR Heavy / Light
Rescue Litter
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Road Crash Rescue - Road Crash Rescue
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 6 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 3 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 200 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 3 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
Rescue Litter - 1 litter(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 206
VHF Radio Channel: 17, 49, 63
UHF CB Radio Channel: 10

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 92 Responses
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities - 765 2 2.17% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 1.09% 10 Hrs 0.23%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction - 739 3 3.26% 11 Hrs 0.26%
Assist Other Agencies 10 10.87% 277 Hrs 6.45%
Building Fire - Content Only 1 1.09% 18 Hrs 0.42%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 1 1.09% 7 Hrs 0.16%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 1 1.09% 46 Hrs 1.07%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) - 756 1 1.09% 4 Hrs 0.09%
Detector Suspected Malfunction - 747 2 2.17% 6 Hrs 0.14%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 8 8.70% 221 Hrs 5.14%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 1 1.09% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management - 730 1 1.09% 63 Hrs 1.47%
Fip Activated - Atu Not Activated Management Rang/Bell Ringing - 772 1 1.09% 3 Hrs 0.07%
Good Intent Call 7 7.61% 172 Hrs 4.00%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 4 4.35% 406 Hrs 9.45%
Haystack 1 1.09% 251 Hrs 5.84%
Medical Assist 1 1.09% N/A
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 1.09% 8 Hrs 0.19%
Mobile Property Fire - Off Road Vehicles 1 1.09% 10 Hrs 0.23%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 3 3.26% 233 Hrs 5.42%
Odour Or Gas Leak 1 1.09% 5 Hrs 0.12%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 1.09% 19 Hrs 0.44%
Other Assistance 1 1.09% 23 Hrs 0.54%
Private Alarm - Smoke Detector Malfunction 1 1.09% 15 Hrs 0.35%
Rubbish Fire 6 6.52% 501 Hrs 11.66%
Scrub And Grass Fire 4 4.35% 515 Hrs 11.99%
Search 1 1.09% N/A
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 1 1.09% 5 Hrs 0.12%
Sprinkler Water Pressure Fluctuations/Equipment Fault - 734 2 2.17% 11 Hrs 0.26%
Tree Down 3 3.26% 8 Hrs 0.19%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 10 10.87% 786 Hrs 18.29%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 1.09% 11 Hrs 0.26%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 9 9.78% 647 Hrs 15.06%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 92 4,297 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 77 2905 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 87 4138 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 68 2223 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 98 1045 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 85 528 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 68 898 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 63 624 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 91 1285 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 105 1087 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 70 817 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 54 634 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 60 755 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 58 920 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 63 704 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 77 970 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 77 1076 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 73 827 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 94 1695 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 94 2123 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 103 3264 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 85
Total Incidents for 1999-00 68
Total Incidents for 1998-99 84
Total Incidents for 1997-98 90

Post Codes
In Response Area
5259 5260
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Elwomple, SA
Naturi, SA
Tailem Bend, SA
Wellington East, SA

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