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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Woodchester

Information on this station was last updated on Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Woodchester Station
Woodchester Station     -     Picture by Graeme McVitty
Woodchester 14
Woodchester 14     -     Picture by Chris Grant
Woodchester 34
Woodchester 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 14 appliance delivered December 2005
New 34 delivered March 2014
Station additions complete June 2015

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Strathalbyn Group
Established: 1943

Contact Information
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Physical Location 1382 Callington Road, Woodchester SA
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 122A, 150025
GPS Latitude: -35.203898 Longitude: 138.966854
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8537 5080
Fax (08) 8537 5105
Postal Address 1384 Callington Rd,
Woodchester SA 5255

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesday 7:30pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Neil Harvey, or attend a training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact the Captain, Neil Harvey, or attend a training night

Vehicles & Appliances
Woodchester 14 4WD, 1000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Canter FG649
Water Capacity: 800 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQB217
Equipment:
Woodchester 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S585AQK
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

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)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 100 Litres
Portable Generator
Portable flood lighting
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s) - 10,000 L
Quick Fill Pump - 1 unit(s)
 
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: 142 & 143
VHF Radio Channel: 73, 83, 55
UHF CB Radio Channel: 19

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 32 Responses
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 3.13% 6 Hrs 0.66%
Building Fire 1 3.13% 6 Hrs 0.66%
Cover Assignment 2 6.25% 38 Hrs 4.20%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 10 31.25% 226 Hrs 25.00%
Dump 1 3.13% 11 Hrs 1.22%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 5 15.63% 248 Hrs 27.43%
Mobile Property Fire - Off Road Vehicles 2 6.25% 9 Hrs 1.00%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 1 3.13% 2 Hrs 0.22%
Rubbish Fire 3 9.38% 55 Hrs 6.08%
Scrub And Grass Fire 1 3.13% 78 Hrs 8.63%
Tree Down 4 12.50% 73 Hrs 8.08%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 1 3.13% 152 Hrs 16.81%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 32 904 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 38 2344 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 36 2628 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 37 2772 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 37 469 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 42 296 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 35 639 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 29 679 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 36 2719 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 49 938 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 17 270 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 10 130 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 21 324 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 17 330 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 25 567 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 42 1233 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 26 518 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 21 440 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 18 295 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 18 257 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 14 195 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 18
Total Incidents for 1999-00 15
Total Incidents for 1998-99 11
Total Incidents for 1997-98 10

Post Codes
In Response Area
5255
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Bletchley, SA
Hartley, SA
Highland Valley, SA
Salem, SA
Woodchester, SA

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