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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Watervale

Information on this station was last updated on Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Watervale Station
Watervale Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Watervale 34
Watervale 34     -     Picture by Brett Schutz
Watervale QRV
Watervale QRV     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New QAV appliance delivered April 2008
New 34 delivered May 2021

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Horrocks Group
Established: 1946

Contact Information
Physical Location 7 Quelltaler Road, Watervale SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 235 Ref: 824398
GPS Latitude: -33.958701 Longitude: 138.645757
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8843 0110
Fax (08) 8843 0288
Postal Address PO Box 141,
Watervale SA 5452
E-mail Watervale CFS - watervalecfs@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesday 7.00pm
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on training night, or contact the Captain, Brett Schutz
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Watervale 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-260 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Registration Number: S690AQX
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Watervale QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Toyota Landcruiser
Water Capacity: 580 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQO222
Equipment: Chainsaw: 1
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 - 2 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 099 & 079
VHF Radio Channel: 62, 73, 77

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 21 Responses
Building fire 1 4.76% 4 Hrs 1.18%
Did not arrive (stop call) 7 33.33% 13 Hrs 3.85%
Grass or stubble fire 3 14.29% 55 Hrs 16.27%
Rubbish fire 1 4.76% 10 Hrs 2.96%
Scrub and grass fire 4 19.05% 65 Hrs 19.23%
Tree down 3 14.29% 49 Hrs 14.50%
Tree fire 1 4.76% 6 Hrs 1.78%
Vehicle accident with injuries 1 4.76% 136 Hrs 40.24%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 21 338 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 24 507 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 27 527 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 22 154 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 18 285 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 24 1686 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 11 62 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 26 371 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 11 130 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 18 138 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 23 1326 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 20 377 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 13 77 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 21 211 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 27 615 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 35 328 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 20 151 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 34 336 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 25 204 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 36
Total Incidents for 1999-00 25
Total Incidents for 1998-99 26
Total Incidents for 1997-98 21

Post Codes
In Response Area
5452
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Leasingham,
Watervale, SA

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