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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Woodchester

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, May 24, 2019

Woodchester Station
Woodchester Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Woodchester 14
Woodchester 14     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
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
Physical Location 1382 Callington Road, Woodchester SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 122A Ref: 150025
GPS Lattitude: -35.203898 Longitude: 138.966854
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
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 1930 Hrs (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: 1000 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

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 - 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 2017-18 - 37 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. 1 2.70% 1 Hrs 0.21%
Building Fire 4 10.81% 54 Hrs 11.51%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 3 8.11% 21 Hrs 4.48%
Fip Malfunction Fault In Panel, Inadequate Maint., Low Battery 3 8.11% 8 Hrs 1.71%
Flood 2 5.41% 10 Hrs 2.13%
Good Intent Call 1 2.70% 6 Hrs 1.28%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 7 18.92% 247 Hrs 52.67%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 2.70% 8 Hrs 1.71%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 1 2.70% 3 Hrs 0.64%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 1 2.70% 5 Hrs 1.07%
Other (Outside Fire) 1 2.70% 17 Hrs 3.62%
Sprinkler Water Pressure Fluctuations/Equipment Fault 2 5.41% 5 Hrs 1.07%
Tree Down 2 5.41% 10 Hrs 2.13%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 3 8.11% 28 Hrs 5.97%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 2 5.41% 20 Hrs 4.26%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 3 8.11% 26 Hrs 5.54%
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
Hartley, SA
Highland Valley, SA
Salem, SA
Woodchester, SA

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