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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Blewitt Springs

Information on this station was last updated on Friday, November 03, 2017

Blewitt Springs Station
Blewitt Springs Station     -     Picture by Graeme McVitty
Blewitt Springs 34
Blewitt Springs 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station New 34 delivered April 2013

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Mawson Group
Established: 1957

Contact Information
Physical Location 490 Blewitt Springs Road, Blewitt Springs SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 120 D Ref: 811055
UBD Map: 198 Ref: H7
GPS Lattitude: -35.170346 Longitude: 138.596070
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8383 0101
Fax (08) 8383 0567
Postal Address TBA,
Blewitt Springs SA 5171

How To Join
Training Occurs 2nd Monday 1930 Hrs (7.30pm) and 4th Sunday 0930 (9.30 am)
Advice to Recruits Please attend training session, or contact the Captain, Noel Sibley
Advice to Cadets Please attend training session, or contact the Captain, Noel Sibley

Vehicles & Appliances
Blewitt Springs 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S522AQK
Equipment: 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
 
Specialist Equipment : Chainsaw
Firefighting Foam - 60 Litres
GPS
 
Response Area Includes : Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 134 & 135
VHF Radio Channel: 1, 30, 32

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2016-17 - 37 Responses
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions 1 2.70% 4 Hrs 2.01%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 1 2.70% 1 Hrs 0.50%
Building Fire 1 2.70% 9 Hrs 4.52%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 2.70% N/A
Grass Or Stubble Fire 4 10.81% 32 Hrs 16.08%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 3 8.11% 5 Hrs 2.51%
Tree Down 23 62.16% 138 Hrs 69.35%
Unauthorised Burning 1 2.70% 1 Hrs 0.50%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 1 2.70% 3 Hrs 1.51%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 2.70% 6 Hrs 3.02%
Total Incidents for 2016-17 37 199 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 28 129 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 23 128 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 31 226 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 33 261 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 31 266 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 34 261 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 28 396 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 28 337 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 16 136 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 30 385 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 25 330 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 20 242 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 18 184 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 28 308 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 36 143 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 24
Total Incidents for 1999-00 22
Total Incidents for 1998-99 28
Total Incidents for 1997-98 25

Post Codes
In Response Area
5171
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Blewitt Springs, SA
Onkaparinga Gorge, SA

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