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SA Country Fire Service Station

Yorketown

Information on this station was last updated on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Yorketown CFS
Yorketown CFS     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Yorketown 24P
Yorketown 24P     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide
Yorketown 34P
Yorketown 34P     -     Picture by Robin Geytenbeek
Yorketown Hazmat Trailer
Yorketown Hazmat Trailer     -     Picture by Emergency Services Adelaide

Comments On Station Also Group base for Southern Yorke Group
New 34P delivered May 2019

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Southern Yorke Group
Established: 1950

Contact Information
Physical Location Weaners Flat Reserve, Stansbury Rd, Yorketown SA
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CFS Map Book Map: YPMN 142 Ref: 379218
GPS Latitude: -35.017241 Longitude: 137.608315
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Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8852 1529
Fax (08) 8852 1077
Postal Address 12 Weaners St,
Yorketown SA 5576
E-mail Yorketown CFS - yorketowncfs@internode.on.net

How To Join
Training Occurs Tuesday 7:00pm. Cadets 2nd & 4th Mondays
Advice to Recruits Please attend training night, or contact the Captain, Angas McEvoy
Advice to Cadets Please come along on Mondays 7:00pm, or contact the Cadet Coordinator Jason Fry on 0428444075 for details

Vehicles & Appliances
Yorketown 24P 4WD, 2000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 2000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: XQB923
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
RCR Heavy / Light
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Defibrillation Equipment
Yorketown 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS 139-240
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 40 Litres
Registration Number: S082AQS
Equipment: Lighting
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Yorketown Hazmat Trailer Support Trailer
Make and Model:
Registration Number: TQM665
Equipment: Hazmat
Lighting
Generator

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : Airport / Airstrip - Aviation Airports and Airstrips
Specialist Command - Major Incident Coordination
Specialist Comms - Major Incident Communications
Hazmat - Chemical Spill Decontamination
ZECC - Zone Emergency Coordination Centre
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 - 4 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator
Firefighting Foam - 100 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Hazmat Equipment - 1 set
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
RCR Heavy / Light - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Silos - Grain Silos
Special Risks - Special Risks - Export Shipping Facilities
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 103 & 083
VHF Radio Channel: 31, 29, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 24

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2019-20 - 96 Responses
Alarm activation due to poor building maint-dust,cobwebs,insects - 766 1 1.04% 2 Hrs 0.01%
Alarm system suspected malfunction - 739 1 1.04% 3 Hrs 0.02%
Animal rescue 2 2.08% 9 Hrs 0.07%
Assist other agencies 9 9.38% 264 Hrs 1.96%
Assist police or other gov. agency 1 1.04% 63 Hrs 0.47%
Building fire 3 3.13% 236 Hrs 1.76%
Building fire - content only 1 1.04% 7 Hrs 0.05%
Building fire - structure & content 5 5.21% 440 Hrs 3.27%
Cooking fumes (toast or foodstuffs) - 756 1 1.04% 2 Hrs 0.01%
Detector suspected malfunction - 747 2 2.08% 8 Hrs 0.06%
Did not arrive (stop call) 11 11.46% 117 Hrs 0.87%
Flood 2 2.08% 23 Hrs 0.17%
Grain / crop fire 2 2.08% 68 Hrs 0.51%
Grass or stubble fire 31 32.29% 9,007 Hrs 66.99%
Harvesting machinery fire 1 1.04% 11 Hrs 0.08%
Investigation (smoke) 3 3.13% 20 Hrs 0.15%
Mobile property / vehicle 1 1.04% 49 Hrs 0.36%
Mobile property fire - passenger vehicle 1 1.04% 5 Hrs 0.04%
Mutual aid given/change of quarters 1 1.04% N/A
Other (outside fire) 1 1.04% 10 Hrs 0.07%
Scrub and grass fire 10 10.42% 2,741 Hrs 20.39%
Tree fire 1 1.04% 5 Hrs 0.04%
Vehicle accident / no injury 1 1.04% 2 Hrs 0.01%
Vehicle accident with injuries 4 4.17% 353 Hrs 2.63%
Total Incidents for 2019-20 96 13,445 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2018-19 34 1136 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2017-18 48 778 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2016-17 46 840 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 49 958 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 46 716 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 54 1568 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 41 1100 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 40 485 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 50 721 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 38 388 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 22 388 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 25 564 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 40 1105 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 39 716 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 36 568 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 38 556 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 33 907 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 28 353 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 34
Total Incidents for 1999-00 37
Total Incidents for 1998-99 46
Total Incidents for 1997-98 35

Post Codes
In Response Area
5576 5583
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Coobowie, SA
Honiton,
Yorketown, SA

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