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SA Country Fire Service Station

Wisanger

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, September 2, 2022

Wisanger Station
Wisanger Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wisanger 34
Wisanger 34     -     Picture by Dave Richardson

Comments On Station Refurbished 34 delivered June 2010

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Kangaroo Island Group
Established: 1971

Contact Information
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Physical Location 785 Springs Road, Menzies SA
CFS Map Book Map: KI 76, 253513
GPS Latitude: -35.656550 Longitude: 137.488535
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8553 9082
Postal Address PO Box 365,
Kingscote SA 5223

How To Join
Training Occurs Sunday 9.30 am
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Jason Barrett
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Wisanger 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: XQB616
Equipment: GPS
Thermal Imaging Camera

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Firefighting Foam - 60 Litres
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 130 & 131
VHF Radio Channel: 72, 73, 74
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 22 Responses
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 5 22.73% 7 Hrs 0.83%
Good Intent Call 2 9.09% 3 Hrs 0.36%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 1 4.55% 418 Hrs 49.70%
Scrub And Grass Fire 8 36.36% 407 Hrs 48.39%
Tree Down 3 13.64% 2 Hrs 0.24%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 2 9.09% 4 Hrs 0.48%
Water / Ice Related Rescue 1 4.55% N/A
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 22 841 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 24 690 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 141 3186 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 23 1859 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 8 48 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 7
Total Incidents for 2015-16 8
Total Incidents for 2014-15 6
Total Incidents for 2013-14 11 49 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 18 506 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 15 376 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 12 1321 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 15 196 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 7 214 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 10 3226 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 13 2570 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 9 760 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 9 296 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 11 120 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 8 111 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 3 3 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 10
Total Incidents for 1999-00 2
Total Incidents for 1998-99 12
Total Incidents for 1997-98 5

Post Codes
In Response Area
5223
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Birchmore, SA
Cassini, SA
Cygnet River, SA
Emu Bay, SA
Kohinoor, SA
Menzies, SA
Wisanger, SA

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