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SA Country Fire Service Station

Truro

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Truro Station
Truro Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Truro 34
Truro 34     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree
Truro QRV
Truro QRV     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Truro Trailer
Truro Trailer     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station QRV delivered November 2016
New 34 delivered May 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Northern Barossa Group
Established: 1951

Contact Information
Physical Location Cemetery Road, Truro SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 208B Ref: 284909
GPS Latitude: -34.408424 Longitude: 139.133331
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8564 0373
Fax (08) 8564 0139
Postal Address PO Box 69,
Truro SA 5356
E-mail Truro CFS - cfstruro@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Matthew Saegenschnitter, via email on Matthew.Saegenschnitter@sacfsvolunteer.org.au
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Matthew Saegenschnitter, via email on Matthew.Saegenschnitter@sacfsvolunteer.org.au

Vehicles & Appliances
Truro 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S691AQX
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation Equipment
Thermal Imaging Camera
Truro QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Nissan Patrol DX
Water Capacity: 550 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQB390
Equipment: GPS
Defibrillation Equipment
Truro Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model:
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: TQP104
Equipment: Lighting
Generator
Quick Fill Pump
Specialist Equipment: Tent x 2

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
Defibrillator - 2 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 140 Litres
Portable Generator - 3 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 3 set(s)
Quick Fill Pump
Specialist Equipment - 2 unit - Tent
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 095 & 075
VHF Radio Channel: 6, 8, 11
UHF CB Radio Channel: 14

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 37 Responses
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 3 8.11% 5 Hrs 0.27%
Building fire - content only 1 2.70% 26 Hrs 1.43%
Building fire - structure only 1 2.70% 5 Hrs 0.27%
Did not arrive (stop call) 1 2.70% 2 Hrs 0.11%
Good intent call 1 2.70% N/A
Grass or stubble fire 3 8.11% 65 Hrs 3.57%
Investigation (smoke) 2 5.41% 3 Hrs 0.16%
Medical assist 1 2.70% 52 Hrs 2.86%
Oil or other combustible liquid spill 1 2.70% 3 Hrs 0.16%
Outside fire (not rubbish)/goodwill bins 1 2.70% 75 Hrs 4.12%
Rubbish bin 1 2.70% 3 Hrs 0.16%
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 2.70% 9 Hrs 0.49%
Scrub and grass fire 6 16.22% 360 Hrs 19.77%
Tree down 3 8.11% 98 Hrs 5.38%
Vehicle accident / no injury 6 16.22% 466 Hrs 25.59%
Vehicle accident rescue 2 5.41% 322 Hrs 17.68%
Vehicle accident with injuries 3 8.11% 327 Hrs 17.96%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 37 1,821 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 35 2194 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 33 273 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 41 706 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 51 765 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 63 1109 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 67 1068 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 49 859 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 37 1069 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 42 809 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 28 547 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 32 811 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 29 436 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 47 1075 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 29 667 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 28 453 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 26 476 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 27 613 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 24 253 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 34
Total Incidents for 1999-00 20
Total Incidents for 1998-99 33
Total Incidents for 1997-98 30

Post Codes
In Response Area
5355 5356 5373 5374
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Annadale,
Dutton, SA
Dutton East, SA
Frankton, SA
Koonunga, SA
St Kitts, SA
Steinfeld, SA
Stockwell, SA
Stonefield, SA
Truro, SA

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