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SA Country Fire Service Station

Taratap

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Taratap Station
Taratap Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Taratap 34
Taratap 34     -     Picture by Debbie Martin

Comments On Station Refurbished 34 delivered March 2019

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Lacepede Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 1820 Tapfield Road, Taratap SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 34 Ref: 065479
GPS Latitude: -36.609852 Longitude: 139.955044
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address RSD 267,
Kingston SE SA 5275

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

Vehicles & Appliances
Taratap 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: XQB417
Equipment:

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
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 224 & 235
VHF Radio Channel: 94, 24, 41
UHF CB Radio Channel: 12

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 13 Responses
Grass or stubble fire 7 53.85% 174 Hrs 30.10%
Scrub and grass fire 2 15.38% 197 Hrs 34.08%
Tree down 1 7.69% N/A
Tree fire 2 15.38% 67 Hrs 11.59%
Vehicle accident with injuries 1 7.69% 140 Hrs 24.22%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 13 578 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 3 1 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 8 64 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 4 39 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 4 29 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 8 160 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 5 65 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 13 193 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 5 11 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 3 3 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 5 339 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 1 1 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 2 2 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 3 54 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 1 9 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 2 32 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 4 98 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 3 141 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 1
Total Incidents for 2000-01 6
Total Incidents for 1999-00 8
Total Incidents for 1998-99 12
Total Incidents for 1997-98 3

Post Codes
In Response Area
5275
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Taratap, SA

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