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SA Country Fire Service Station

Wattle Range Group

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

Wattle Range Group base
Wattle Range Group base     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wattle Range BW13
Wattle Range BW13     -     Picture by Beth Warwick
Wattle Range BW7
Wattle Range BW7     -     Picture by Bill Corcoran
Wattle Range Car 1
Wattle Range Car 1     -     Picture by Robert Stewart
Wattle Range Car 2
Wattle Range Car 2     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Wattle Range Logistics 2
Wattle Range Logistics 2     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station New BWC delivered March 2009
New Car 3 delivered June 2009
New BWC delivered January 2010

Group Members This station is actually a Group Headquarters, with the following stations belonging to the Group:
    Argyle
    Beachport Town
    Comaum
    Coonawarra
    Furner
    Glencoe
    Kalangadoo
    Maaoupe
    Millicent
    Monbulla
    Mount Burr
    Mount Graham
    Mount McIntyre
    Nangwarry
    Penola
    Rendelsham
    Southend
    Tantanoola
    Thornlea
    Wattle Range Group
    Wattle Range Group Operations
Information on this page is about the Group Headquarters and not about all stations belonging to the group.

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Established: 1997

Contact Information
Physical Location George St, Millicent SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 9 Ref: 433392
GPS Latitude: -37.593989 Longitude: 140.352503
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8733 2975
Fax (08) 8733 3092
Postal Address PO Box 345,
Millicent SA 5280
E-mail Wattle Range Group - safecomwattleran@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs
Advice to Recruits
Advice to Cadets

Vehicles & Appliances
Wattle Range BW13 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Isuzu FVZ1400
Water Capacity: 13000 Litres
Registration Number: XQN124
Equipment:
Wattle Range BW7 Large Volume Water Tanker
Make and Model: Ford Cargo 1621 Auto
Water Capacity: 6800 Litres
Registration Number: S577AQA
Equipment:
Wattle Range Car 1 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQO346
Equipment: GPS
Wattle Range Car 2 Command Vehicle
Make and Model: Mitsubishi Pajero
Registration Number: XQO330
Equipment:
Wattle Range Logistics Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S349AQN
Equipment:
Wattle Range Logistics 2 Logistics Support Vehicle
Make and Model: Isuzu D-Max
Registration Number: S301AQN
Equipment:

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Specialist Administration - Administration Centre
Airport / Airstrip - Aviation Airports and Airstrips
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
Natural Disasters - Storm Damage / Flooding
Fires - Other - Car, Rubbish and Other fires
Road Crash Rescue - Road Crash Rescue
Fires - Rural - Grass Fires, Bush Fires
Fires - Structure - House / Factory / Shed Fires
 
Specialist Equipment : Breathing Apparatus - 26 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 14 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 3 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 600 Litres
Portable Generator - 2 unit(s)
GPS - 8 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 2 set
Portable flood lighting - 2 set(s)
Floating Collar Dam - 1 dam(s)
Quick Fill Pump - 7 unit(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(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, 35, 23

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 96 Responses
Alarm sounded no evidence of fire 1 1.04% N/A
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 3 3.13% 4 Hrs 0.03%
Animal rescue 1 1.04% N/A
Assist other agencies 8 8.33% 6 Hrs 0.05%
Building fire 10 10.42% 26 Hrs 0.20%
Building fire - content only 1 1.04% N/A
Building fire - structure & content 3 3.13% 21 Hrs 0.16%
Building fire - structure only 3 3.13% 3 Hrs 0.02%
Chimney or flue fire 1 1.04% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Combustible / flammable leak 1 1.04% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Detector suspected malfunction - 747 1 1.04% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Did not arrive (stop call) 2 2.08% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Forest fire 2 2.08% 100 Hrs 0.78%
Grass or stubble fire 16 16.67% 3,761 Hrs 29.40%
Harvesting machinery fire 1 1.04% 6 Hrs 0.05%
Investigation (smoke) 1 1.04% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Mobile property / vehicle 2 2.08% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 1 1.04% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Other (outside fire) 1 1.04% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Rubbish bin 1 1.04% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Scrub and grass fire 5 5.21% 13 Hrs 0.10%
Search 1 1.04% 8 Hrs 0.06%
Tree down 11 11.46% 16 Hrs 0.13%
Tree fire 1 1.04% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Tree fire 1 1.04% 1 Hrs 0.01%
Vehicle accident / no injury 7 7.29% 8,796 Hrs 68.77%
Vehicle accident rescue 1 1.04% 2 Hrs 0.02%
Vehicle accident with injuries 9 9.38% 16 Hrs 0.13%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 96 12,791 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 59 190 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 77 183 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 87 169 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 135 377 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 85 255 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 75 206 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 94 264 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 106 339 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 35 84 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 22 147 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 8 37 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 131 474 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 198 1413 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 159 775 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 175 715 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 182 820 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 181 929 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 154 571 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 182
Total Incidents for 1999-00 183
Total Incidents for 1998-99 177
Total Incidents for 1997-98 126

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, SA
Coonawarra, SA
Furner, SA
Glencoe, SA
Glencoe West, SA
Glenroy, SA
Hatherleigh, SA
Kalangadoo, SA
Koorine, SA
Maaoupe, SA
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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