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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Western Districts

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

Western Districts Station - at Gosse
Western Districts Station - at Gosse     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Western Districts 24P
Western Districts 24P     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Brigade formed by the merger of South West and Duncan-Gosse
Moved into new station June 2019
Refurbished 24P delivered Dec 2020

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Kangaroo Island Group
Established: 2003

Contact Information
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Physical Location 6481 Playford Highway, Gosse SA
GPS Latitude: -35.795602 Longitude: 136.977668
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address 1923 Bark Hut Rd,
Kingscote SA 5223

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Michael Stanton
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Western Districts 24 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: S560AQM
Equipment:
Western Districts 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750Crew
Comments: Based at Gosse
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: XQO293
Equipment: Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
Quick Fill Pump
Thermal Imaging Camera

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Fire Bomber Support - Aircraft Refilling
Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 60 Litres
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 2 unit(s)
Thermal Imaging Camera - 2 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Plantation Forest - Commercial Plantations
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
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: 130 & 131
VHF Radio Channel: 72, 73, 74
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2021-2022 - 14 Responses
Assist Other Agencies 1 7.14% N/A
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 7.14% N/A
Grass Or Stubble Fire 4 28.57% 241 Hrs 93.05%
Scrub And Grass Fire 1 7.14% N/A
Tree Down 2 14.29% 3 Hrs 1.16%
Tree Fire 1 7.14% N/A
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 1 7.14% N/A
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 7.14% N/A
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 2 14.29% 15 Hrs 5.79%
Total Incidents for 2021-2022 14 259 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2020-2021 19 433 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2019-20 158 324 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 23 2520 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 17 78 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 13
Total Incidents for 2015-16 21 12 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 9 11 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 16
Total Incidents for 2012-13 19 2 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 14 520 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 12 1167 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 2 26 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 3 124 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 10 17 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 10 23616 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 8 1080 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 5 112 Hrs

Post Codes
In Response Area
5223
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Cape Borda, SA
De Mole River, SA
Duncan, SA
Flinders Chase, SA
Gosse, SA
Karatta, SA
Middle River, SA
Newland, SA
Stokes Bay, SA
Stunsail Boom, SA
Vivonne Bay, SA
Western River, SA

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