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SA Country Fire Service Station

Morphett Vale

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

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 2016-17 - 312 Responses
Accidental Operation Of Alarm, Human Activity Simulated Cond. 1 0.32% 10 Hrs 0.27%
Alarm Activation By Outside Tradesman/Occupier Activities 4 1.28% 88 Hrs 2.40%
Alarm Activation Due To Aerosol Use (Hair Spray, Insecticides) 2 0.64% 12 Hrs 0.33%
Alarm Operates Due To Extreme Weather Conditions 4 1.28% 24 Hrs 0.65%
Alarm Sounded No Evidence Of Fire 3 0.96% 16 Hrs 0.44%
Alarm System Suspected Malfunction 6 1.92% 32 Hrs 0.87%
Animal Rescue 3 0.96% 13 Hrs 0.35%
Arcing, Shorted Electrical Equipment 1 0.32% 6 Hrs 0.16%
Assist Other Agencies 11 3.53% 298 Hrs 8.12%
Attempt To Burn 1 0.32% 11 Hrs 0.30%
Brush Fence 1 0.32% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Building Fire 4 1.28% 62 Hrs 1.69%
Building Fire - Content Only 5 1.60% 32 Hrs 0.87%
Building Fire - Structure & Content 19 6.09% 570 Hrs 15.53%
Building Fire - Structure Only 3 0.96% 25 Hrs 0.68%
Building Weakend Or Collapsed 1 0.32% 6 Hrs 0.16%
Combustible / Flammable Leak 1 0.32% 19 Hrs 0.52%
Cooking Fumes (Toast Or Foodstuffs) 10 3.21% 45 Hrs 1.23%
Detector Suspected Malfunction 3 0.96% 12 Hrs 0.33%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 8 2.56% 14 Hrs 0.38%
Dumpster Or Other Outside Trash 1 0.32% 2 Hrs 0.05%
Extrication/Rescue(Not Vehicle) 3 0.96% 91 Hrs 2.48%
Failure To Notify When Testing Or Incorrect Test By Service Comp 1 0.32% 4 Hrs 0.11%
Fip - Reset Prior To Arrival By Management 1 0.32% 12 Hrs 0.33%
Flood 27 8.65% 374 Hrs 10.19%
Food Stuffs Burnt, Confined To Cooking Equipment 3 0.96% 9 Hrs 0.25%
Good Intent Call 13 4.17% 51 Hrs 1.39%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 13 4.17% 182 Hrs 4.96%
Hazardous Material 2 0.64% 9 Hrs 0.25%
Heat From Short Circuit (Wiring) 1 0.32% 6 Hrs 0.16%
Heat Related And Electrical 3 0.96% 16 Hrs 0.44%
Investigation (Burnoff) 2 0.64% 5 Hrs 0.14%
Investigation (Smoke) 1 0.32% 10 Hrs 0.27%
Minor Fuel Or Oil Spill 1 0.32% 5 Hrs 0.14%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 9 2.88% 32 Hrs 0.87%
Mobile Property Fire - Passenger Vehicle 5 1.60% 31 Hrs 0.84%
Odour Or Gas Leak 3 0.96% 10 Hrs 0.27%
Oil Or Other Combustible Liquid Spill 1 0.32% 6 Hrs 0.16%
Other (Outside Fire) 6 1.92% 37 Hrs 1.01%
Other Assistance 2 0.64% 45 Hrs 1.23%
Outside Fire (Not Rubbish)/Goodwill Bins 3 0.96% 8 Hrs 0.22%
Rubbish Bin 1 0.32% 4 Hrs 0.11%
Rubbish Fire 11 3.53% 42 Hrs 1.14%
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 0.32% 3 Hrs 0.08%
Scrub And Grass Fire 8 2.56% 130 Hrs 3.54%
Severe Weather And Natural Disaster 22 7.05% 554 Hrs 15.09%
Tree Down 53 16.99% 536 Hrs 14.60%
Tree Fire 1 0.32% 4 Hrs 0.11%
Vehicle Accident / No Injury 15 4.81% 71 Hrs 1.93%
Vehicle Accident Rescue 1 0.32% N/A
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 7 2.24% 85 Hrs 2.32%
Total Incidents for 2016-17 312 3,671 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2015-16 266 3432 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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