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SA Country Fire Service Station

Tailem Bend

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Tailem Bend Station
Tailem Bend Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Tailem Bend 34P
Tailem Bend 34P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Tailem Bend 44
Tailem Bend 44     -     Picture by Lucas Hobbs
Tailem Bend Rescue
Tailem Bend Rescue     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Changed from Coorong Group, to Swanport Group, September 2005

New 34P appliance delivered May 2010
New Rescue delivered Sept 2014
New 44 appliance delivered Oct 2015


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

Contact Information
Physical Location 50 Railway Tce, Tailem Bend SA
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CFS Map Book Map: RMM 124 Ref: 596976
GPS Lattitude: -35.256492 Longitude: 139.457262
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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 Tuesday 1900 Hrs (7:00pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend station any Tuesday 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: 80 Litres
Registration Number: S578AQA
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
GPS
Tailem Bend 44 4WD, 4000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 4000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S692AQM
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
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

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)
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 2016-17 - 85 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. 1 1.18% 2 Hrs 0.38%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 1 1.18% 5 Hrs 0.95%
Assist Other Agencies 5 5.88% 20 Hrs 3.79%
Assist Police Or Other Gov. Agency 1 1.18% N/A
Barbecue Or Hangi 1 1.18% 4 Hrs 0.76%
Building Fire 2 2.35% 17 Hrs 3.22%
Building Fire - Structure Only 1 1.18% 4 Hrs 0.76%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 4 4.71% 41 Hrs 7.77%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 6 7.06% 7 Hrs 1.33%
Failure To Notify When Testing Or Incorrect Test By Service Comp 1 1.18% 2 Hrs 0.38%
Fip Activated - Atu Not Activated Management Rang/Bell Ringing 1 1.18% 3 Hrs 0.57%
Good Intent Call 5 5.88% 29 Hrs 5.49%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 4 4.71% 132 Hrs 25.00%
Hazardous Material 1 1.18% 13 Hrs 2.46%
Heat Related And Electrical 1 1.18% 6 Hrs 1.14%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 1.18% 3 Hrs 0.57%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 2 2.35% 9 Hrs 1.70%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 2 2.35% 35 Hrs 6.63%
Mobile Property Fire - Water Vessel 3 3.53% 33 Hrs 6.25%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 4 4.71% 15 Hrs 2.84%
Scrub And Grass Fire 1 1.18% 11 Hrs 2.08%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 13 15.29% 34 Hrs 6.44%
Tree Down 7 8.24% 29 Hrs 5.49%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 9 10.59% 32 Hrs 6.06%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 4 4.71% 23 Hrs 4.36%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 3 3.53% 19 Hrs 3.60%
Wrong Location 1 1.18% N/A
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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