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SA Country Fire Service Station

Yahl

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

Yahl Station
Yahl Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Yahl 34
Yahl 34     -     Picture by Yahl CFS

Comments On Station New 34 delivered May 2007

Station Information
Region : Region 5
Group : Mount Gambier District Group

Contact Information
Physical Location 29 Yahl Hall Rd, Yahl SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: LSE 6 Ref: 848076
GPS Latitude: -37.878752 Longitude: 140.827044
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Postal Address PO Box 1891,
Mount Gambier SA 5290

How To Join
Training Occurs As arranged
Advice to Recruits Please contact Captain, Mark Jones
Advice to Cadets Please contact Captain, Mark Jones

Vehicles & Appliances
Yahl 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Hino Ranger Pro 8Z
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 80 Litres
Registration Number: XQO200
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Chainsaw: 1
GPS

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 - 4 sets
Chainsaw
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
GPS - 1 unit(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 226 & 237
VHF Radio Channel: 23, 98, 35

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 45 Responses
Accidental operation of alarm, human activity simulated cond. - 762 1 2.22% 50 Hrs 6.51%
Alarm activation due to steam, shower, bath, sauna, urn/kettle - 768 1 2.22% 2 Hrs 0.26%
Assist other agencies 1 2.22% N/A
Building fire 2 4.44% 4 Hrs 0.52%
Chimney or flue fire 1 2.22% 5 Hrs 0.65%
Did not arrive (stop call) 3 6.67% 3 Hrs 0.39%
Fip not activated - atu activated - 773 1 2.22% 4 Hrs 0.52%
Forest fire 5 11.11% 114 Hrs 14.84%
Good intent call 1 2.22% 2 Hrs 0.26%
Grass or stubble fire 8 17.78% 508 Hrs 66.15%
Malicious false alarm - or mischevious damage to mcp or det/spkl - 711 1 2.22% 1 Hrs 0.13%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 7 15.56% 35 Hrs 4.56%
Rubbish fire 4 8.89% 17 Hrs 2.21%
Tree down 5 11.11% 11 Hrs 1.43%
Tree fire 1 2.22% 3 Hrs 0.39%
Vehicle accident / no injury 3 6.67% 9 Hrs 1.17%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 45 768 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 29 498 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 40 107 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 18 73 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 48 676 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 33 1252 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 40 362 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 36 132 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 37 8937 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 37 284 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 27 147 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 12 52 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 26 109 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 43 307 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 49 296 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 23 736 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 41 299 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 38 266 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 22 85 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 42
Total Incidents for 1999-00 30
Total Incidents for 1998-99 44
Total Incidents for 1997-98 29

Post Codes
In Response Area
5291
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Glenburnie, SA
O B Flat, SA
Square Mile, SA
Worrolong, SA
Yahl, SA

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