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SA Country Fire Service Station

Morphett Vale

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, 9 October 2016

Morphett Vale Station
Morphett Vale Station     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit
Morphett Vale 34P
Morphett Vale 34P     -     Picture by Steve Schueler
Morphett Vale Pumper
Morphett Vale Pumper     -     Picture by Steve Schueler
Morphett Vale QRV
Morphett Vale QRV     -     Picture by Ashes Baker

Comments On Station Also Group Base for Mawson Group
New pumper delivered December 2011
34P appliance delivered November 2015

Station Information
Region : Region 1
Group : Mawson Group
Established: 1944

Contact Information
Physical Location Doctors Road, Hackham SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 120C Ref: 755090
UBD Map: 186 Ref: Q9
GPS Lattitude: -35.136682 Longitude: 138.535930
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8382 8489
Fax (08) 8326 4877
Postal Address PO Box 2014 ,
Hackham SA 5163
Internet Site Http://www.mvcfs.asn.au
E-mail Morphett Vale CFS - mvcfsenquiry@gmail.com

How To Join
Training Occurs Every Monday 0930-1200 Hrs and 1930 -2200 Hrs (7:30pm-10:00 pm)
Advice to Recruits Please attend Station any training night. There may be a waiting list
Advice to Cadets Cadets meet at station every 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday 1830 - 2030 Hrs (6:30pm - 8:30pm)

Vehicles & Appliances
Morphett Vale 34P 4WD, 3000L Light Pumper
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS800 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S788AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Chainsaw: 1
GPS
Medical Oxygen
Defibrillation Equipment
Morphett Vale Pumper Medium Pumper
Make and Model: Iveco Eurocargo
Water Capacity: 1800 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: S804AQE
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 4
Lighting
Generator
Chainsaw: 1
PPV Fan
Medical Oxygen
Defibrillation Equipment
Thermal Imaging Camera
Specialist Equipment: Reciprocating saw
Morphett Vale QRV 4WD, 500L Quick Response Vehicle
Make and Model: Holden Rodeo
Water Capacity: 300 Litres
Foam Quantity: 20 Litres
Registration Number: WYV949
Equipment: GPS

Emergency Response Information
Response Types : EMA - Enhanced Mutual Aid
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 - 8 sets
BA Compressor - 1 unit(s)
Chainsaw - 2 saw(s)
Defibrillator - 2 unit(s)
Floating Pump - 1 unit(s)
Firefighting Foam - 320 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 2 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
Medical Oxygen equipment - 2 set(s)
Specialist Equipment - 1 unit - Reciprocating saw kit
Thermal Imaging Camera
 
Response Area Includes : Grasslands - Grasslands
Hills & Mountains - Hills & Mountains
Hospital / Nursing Home - Hospitals and Aged Care facilities
Industrial Parks - Industrial and Commercial areas
Metropolitan - Major City and Suburban areas
National Parks - National Park areas
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Bushland & Scrub - Bushland & Scrub
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 134 & 135
VHF Radio Channel: 1, 30, 32
UHF CB Radio Channel: 9

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2015-16 - 266 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. 1 0.38% 3 Hrs 0.09%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities 5 1.88% 26 Hrs 0.76%
Alarm Activation Due To Steam, Shower, Bath, Sauna, Urn/Kettle 3 1.13% 14 Hrs 0.41%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions 2 0.75% 12 Hrs 0.35%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 1 0.38% 20 Hrs 0.58%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 5 1.88% 43 Hrs 1.25%
Animal Rescue 2 0.75% 20 Hrs 0.58%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 3 1.13% 13 Hrs 0.38%
Assist Other Agencies 2 0.75% 44 Hrs 1.28%
Barbecue Or Hangi 2 0.75% 10 Hrs 0.29%
Building Fire 10 3.76% 154 Hrs 4.49%
Building Fire - Content Only 2 0.75% 22 Hrs 0.64%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 8 3.01% 187 Hrs 5.45%
Building Fire - Structure Only 1 0.38% 3 Hrs 0.09%
Chemical Spill Or Leak 1 0.38% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 3 1.13% 56 Hrs 1.63%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) 7 2.63% 44 Hrs 1.28%
Cover Assignment 8 3.01% 239 Hrs 6.96%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 3 1.13% 25 Hrs 0.73%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 5 1.88% 11 Hrs 0.32%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 2 0.75% 7 Hrs 0.20%
Failure To Notify When Testing Or Incorrect Test By Service Comp 1 0.38% 1 Hrs 0.03%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management 2 0.75% 17 Hrs 0.50%
Fip Malfunction Fault In Panel, Inadequate Maint., Low Battery 2 0.75% 7 Hrs 0.20%
Flood 4 1.50% 22 Hrs 0.64%
Food Stuffs Burnt, Confined To Cooking Equipment 1 0.38% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Good Intent Call 14 5.26% 75 Hrs 2.19%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 33 12.41% 1,053 Hrs 30.68%
Haystack 1 0.38% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Heat From Short Circuit (Wiring) 3 1.13% 25 Hrs 0.73%
Heat Related And Electrical 3 1.13% 31 Hrs 0.90%
Incinerator Fire 1 0.38% 5 Hrs 0.15%
Investigation (Burnoff) 1 0.38% 6 Hrs 0.17%
Investigation (Smoke) 6 2.26% 50 Hrs 1.46%
Lock Out 3 1.13% 9 Hrs 0.26%
Mailbox, Bbq, Gas Bottle, Playground 2 0.75% 11 Hrs 0.32%
Malicious False Alarm - Or Mischevious Damage To Mcp Or Det/Spkl 4 1.50% 12 Hrs 0.35%
Medical Assist - Oxygen Therapy 1 0.38% 6 Hrs 0.17%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 2 0.75% 17 Hrs 0.50%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 4 1.50% 28 Hrs 0.82%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 7 2.63% 67 Hrs 1.95%
Mobile Property Fire - Road Transport Vehicle 1 0.38% 5 Hrs 0.15%
Mutual Aid Given/Change Of Quarters 1 0.38% 7 Hrs 0.20%
Odour Or Gas Leak 3 1.13% 18 Hrs 0.52%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 1 0.38% 2 Hrs 0.06%
Other (Outside Fire) 3 1.13% 17 Hrs 0.50%
Outside Fire (Not Rubbish)/Goodwill Bins 2 0.75% 8 Hrs 0.23%
Over Pressure Rupture - Pipeline 1 0.38% 5 Hrs 0.15%
Police Matter 1 0.38% 14 Hrs 0.41%
Power Line Down 1 0.38% 20 Hrs 0.58%
Rubbish Bin 1 0.38% 7 Hrs 0.20%
Rubbish Fire 3 1.13% 9 Hrs 0.26%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 5 1.88% 49 Hrs 1.43%
Scrub And Grass Fire 5 1.88% 410 Hrs 11.95%
Search 2 0.75% 3 Hrs 0.09%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 4 1.50% 9 Hrs 0.26%
Simulated Condition (Incense, Candles) 1 0.38% 2 Hrs 0.06%
Sprinkler Water Pressure Fluctuations/Equipment Fault 5 1.88% 35 Hrs 1.02%
Tree Down 10 3.76% 72 Hrs 2.10%
Tree Fire 1 0.38% 11 Hrs 0.32%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 24 9.02% 151 Hrs 4.40%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 3 1.13% 51 Hrs 1.49%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 15 5.64% 113 Hrs 3.29%
Wind Storm 1 0.38% 4 Hrs 0.12%
Wrong Location 1 0.38% 3 Hrs 0.09%
Total Incidents for 2015-16 266 3,432 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 223 4412 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 297 15222 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 256 6470 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 315 11032 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 309 3327 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 350 14433 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 405 4658 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 409 3725 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 460 8281 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 300 4706 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 347 2872 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 343 3052 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 354 5323 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 369 8336 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 348
Total Incidents for 1999-00 339
Total Incidents for 1998-99 313
Total Incidents for 1997-98 251

Post Codes
In Response Area
5161 5162 5163
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Hackham, SA
Morphett Vale, SA
Old Reynella,
Onkaparinga Hills, SA
Reynella, SA
Woodcroft, SA

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