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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Waitpinga

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, February 2, 2020

Waitpinga Station
Waitpinga Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Waitpinga Satellite Station
Waitpinga Satellite Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Waitpinga 14
Waitpinga 14     -     Picture by Michael Bowey
Waitpinga 44
Waitpinga 44     -     Picture by Josh Jeffree
Waitpinga QRV
Waitpinga QRV     -     Picture by Waitpinga CFS

Comments On Station Satellite station at Cnr of Range, Waitpinga & Mount Scrub Roads, Waitpinga
New 44 & refurbished 14 delivered August 2016

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Victor Harbor Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 765 Waitpinga Road, Waitpinga SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 81C Ref: 755578
GPS Lattitude: -35.597776 Longitude: 138.522811
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8552 5642
Fax (08) 8552 6367
Postal Address 51 Matthew Flinders Drive,
Encounter Bay SA 5211
E-mail Waitpinga - wait@victorcfs.org.au

How To Join
Training Occurs Every second Monday, 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Michael Bowey on 0404619391
Advice to Cadets Please contact Group Cadet Co-ordinator Ben Pettman on 0432 938 563. Cadet training undertaken on a Group basis

Vehicles & Appliances
Waitpinga 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Canter FG637
Water Capacity: 700 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: WMK816
Equipment: GPS
Waitpinga 44 4WD, 4000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 4000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S691AQM
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Waitpinga QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Hilux
Water Capacity: 600 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: WHE662
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
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 2 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 220 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 148 & 149
VHF Radio Channel: 34, 35, 36

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2018-19 - 19 Responses
Assist other agencies 1 5.26% 133 Hrs 17.52%
Good intent call 2 10.53% 6 Hrs 0.79%
Grass or stubble fire 5 26.32% 160 Hrs 21.08%
High angle/vertical rescue 1 5.26% N/A
Rubbish, refuse or waste - abandoned outside 1 5.26% 2 Hrs 0.26%
Scrub and grass fire 2 10.53% 128 Hrs 16.86%
Search 1 5.26% 85 Hrs 11.20%
Tree down 4 21.05% 91 Hrs 11.99%
Vehicle accident with injuries 2 10.53% 154 Hrs 20.29%
Total Incidents for 2018-19 19 759 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 17 252 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 11 28 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 14 104 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 18 302 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 18 568 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 17 358 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 12 146 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 5 269 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 19 407 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 21 527 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 22 1753 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 29 1083 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 13 512 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 6 50 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 18 362 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 3 106 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 12 136 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 11
Total Incidents for 1999-00 7
Total Incidents for 1998-99 13
Total Incidents for 1997-98 13

Post Codes
In Response Area
5211
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Back Valley, SA
Waitpinga, SA
Willow Creek, SA

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