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SA Country Fire Service Station

Wattle Range Group Operations

Information on this station was last updated on Wednesday, March 3, 2021


Comments On Station Have two locations - George St Millicent & Portland Rd Penola

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Wattle Range Group

Contact Information
Physical Location Two different locations, Various SA
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GPS Latitude: -37.593989 Longitude: 140.352503
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8733 2975
Fax (08) 8733 3092
Postal Address PO Box 58,
Millicent SA 5280

How To Join
Training Occurs Wednesday 6.30 pm
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Todd Kimber
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
 
Specialist Equipment : GPS - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 231
VHF Radio Channel: 36, 58, 68
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 117 Responses
Alarm activation by outside tradesman/occupier activities - 765 2 1.71% 2 Hrs 0.68%
Alarm activation due to aerosol use (hair spray, insecticides) - 767 1 0.85% 1 Hrs 0.34%
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 1 0.85% 4 Hrs 1.37%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 4 3.42% 6 Hrs 2.05%
Assist other agencies 3 2.56% 7 Hrs 2.39%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 0.85% N/A
Building fire 7 5.98% 31 Hrs 10.58%
Building fire - content only 1 0.85% N/A
Building fire - structure & content 2 1.71% 9 Hrs 3.07%
Building fire - structure only 2 1.71% 3 Hrs 1.02%
Chimney or flue fire 1 0.85% 3 Hrs 1.02%
Combustible / flammable leak 1 0.85% 2 Hrs 0.68%
Detector suspected malfunction - 747 2 1.71% 2 Hrs 0.68%
Did not arrive (stop call) 2 1.71% 1 Hrs 0.34%
Fip malfunction fault in panel, inadequate maint., low battery - 738 1 0.85% N/A
Grain / crop fire 1 0.85% 1 Hrs 0.34%
Grass or stubble fire 11 9.40% 35 Hrs 11.95%
Hazardous material 1 0.85% 2 Hrs 0.68%
Investigation (smoke) 2 1.71% 2 Hrs 0.68%
Minor fuel or oil spill 1 0.85% 3 Hrs 1.02%
Mobile property / vehicle 3 2.56% 4 Hrs 1.37%
Odour or gas leak 1 0.85% 1 Hrs 0.34%
Other (outside fire) 1 0.85% 2 Hrs 0.68%
Outside fire (not rubbish)/goodwill bins 1 0.85% 3 Hrs 1.02%
Power line down 2 1.71% 16 Hrs 5.46%
Rubbish bin 1 0.85% 1 Hrs 0.34%
Scrub and grass fire 4 3.42% 18 Hrs 6.14%
Severe weather and natural disaster 1 0.85% 2 Hrs 0.68%
Tree down 32 27.35% 77 Hrs 26.28%
Tree fire 2 1.71% 8 Hrs 2.73%
Vehicle accident / no injury 12 10.26% 17 Hrs 5.80%
Vehicle accident rescue 3 2.56% 5 Hrs 1.71%
Vehicle accident with injuries 6 5.13% 23 Hrs 7.85%
Water / ice related rescue 1 0.85% 2 Hrs 0.68%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 117 293 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 62 283 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 81 154 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 180 379 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 259 808 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 184 2241 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 187 749 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 187 737 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 139 420 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 124 417 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 59 299 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 113 395 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5263 5272 5277 5278 5279 5280 5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Beachport, SA
Burrungule, SA
Canunda, SA
Clay Wells, SA
Coles,
Comaum,
Coonawarra,
Furner, SA
Glencoe, SA
Glencoe West, SA
Glenroy,
Hatherleigh, SA
Kalangadoo, SA
Koorine, SA
Maaoupe,
Magarey, SA
Millicent, SA
Moerlong, SA
Monbulla,
Mount Burr, SA
Mount McIntyre, SA
Nangwarry, SA
Penola, SA
Rendelsham, SA
Rocky Camp, SA
Sebastopol, SA
Short, SA
Southend, SA
Tantanoola, SA
Thornlea, SA
Trihi, SA
Wattle Range, SA
Wattle Range East, SA
Wepar, SA

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