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SA Country Fire Service Station

McLaren Flat

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, October 09, 2016

McLaren Flat Station
McLaren Flat Station     -     Picture by McLaren Flat CFS
McLaren Flat 34P
McLaren Flat 34P     -     Picture by McLaren Flat CFS

Comments On Station New 34 appliance delivered April 2007

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Mawson Group
Established: 1956

Contact Information
Physical Location 9 Chalk Hill Road, McLaren Flat SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 120A Ref: 797013
UBD Map: 208 Ref: B8
GPS Lattitude: -35.206780 Longitude: 138.580769
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8383 0444
Fax (08) 8383 0644
Postal Address PO Box 1255,
McLaren Flat SA 5171

How To Join
Training Occurs Mondays 1930 Hrs (7.30pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please attend station on a training night

Vehicles & Appliances
McLaren Flat 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S684AQM
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 - 140 Litres
Portable Generator
GPS
Portable flood lighting
 
Response Area Includes : Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Orchard / Viticulture - Fruit Orchards & Vineyards
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 134 & 135
VHF Radio Channel: 1, 30, 32

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2015-16 - 61 Responses
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities 2 3.28% 7 Hrs 1.69%
Alarm Activation Due To Aerosol Use (Hair Spray, Insecticides) 2 3.28% 5 Hrs 1.21%
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle 2 3.28% 11 Hrs 2.66%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 3 4.92% 13 Hrs 3.14%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 5 8.20% 15 Hrs 3.62%
Assist Other Agencies 2 3.28% 9 Hrs 2.17%
Bomb Scare 1 1.64% 4 Hrs 0.97%
Building Fire 3 4.92% 20 Hrs 4.83%
Burglar Alarm/Bell Ringing 1 1.64% 3 Hrs 0.72%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 1 1.64% 6 Hrs 1.45%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) 3 4.92% 10 Hrs 2.42%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 2 3.28% 5 Hrs 1.21%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 2 3.28% 1 Hrs 0.24%
Good Intent Call 1 1.64% 2 Hrs 0.48%
Grape Spills 1 1.64% 3 Hrs 0.72%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 6 9.84% 90 Hrs 21.74%
Investigation (Burnoff) 2 3.28% 8 Hrs 1.93%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 1.64% 2 Hrs 0.48%
Mobile Property Fire - Campervan/Caravan 1 1.64% 4 Hrs 0.97%
Other (Outside Fire) 2 3.28% 8 Hrs 1.93%
Outside Fire (Not Rubbish)/Goodwill Bins 1 1.64% 1 Hrs 0.24%
Scrub And Grass Fire 3 4.92% 97 Hrs 23.43%
Tree Down 3 4.92% 17 Hrs 4.11%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 3 4.92% 7 Hrs 1.69%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 1.64% 20 Hrs 4.83%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 7 11.48% 46 Hrs 11.11%
Total Incidents for 2015-16 61 414 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 66 502 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 85 1867 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 65 905 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 88 1315 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 45 792 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 39 925 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 33 419 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 28 634 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 40 732 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 35 385 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 22 189 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 31 275 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 26 403 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 21 200 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 32
Total Incidents for 1999-00 16
Total Incidents for 1998-99 22
Total Incidents for 1997-98 18

Post Codes
In Response Area
5171
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
McLaren Flat, SA

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