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SACFS

SA Country Fire Service Station

Owen

Information on this station was last updated on Sunday, March 26, 2017

Owen Station
Owen Station     -     Picture by Shaun Silkstone
Owen 34
Owen 34     -     Picture by CFS Promotions Unit

Comments On Station Refurbished 34 delivered June 2010

Station Information
Region : Region 2
Group : Wakefield Plains Group
Established: 1940

Contact Information
Physical Location Main Street, Owen SA
(See this station on Google Maps)
CFS Map Book Map: MLR 206C Ref: 741050
GPS Lattitude: -34.270859 Longitude: 138.546373
(See an aerial view of this station using Google Earth (GDA94))
Phone Numbers In an EMERGENCY Triple Zero - 000
Station When Manned (08) 8528 6286
Fax (08) 8528 6302
Postal Address PO Box 66,
Owen SA 5460

How To Join
Training Occurs Monday 1900 Hrs (7.00 pm) & Sundays. as arranged
Advice to Recruits Please contact the Captain, Shaun Silkstone, on 0448 866 989 or attend station on a training night
Advice to Cadets Please contact the cadet Coordinator Jacob Hayes on 0402 702 198

Vehicles & Appliances
Owen 34 4WD, 3000L General Purpose Appliance
Make and Model: Isuzu FTS750 Crew
Water Capacity: 3000 Litres
Foam Quantity: 60 Litres
Registration Number: VQX289
Equipment: Breathing Apparatus: 2
Generator
Chainsaw: 1

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 - 2 sets
Chainsaw - 1 saw(s)
Firefighting Foam - 80 Litres
Portable Generator - 1 unit(s)
GPS - 1 unit(s)
Portable flood lighting - 1 set(s)
 
Response Area Includes : Airport / Airstrip - Aircraft landing area
Agricultural Crops - Agricultural Crops
Grasslands - Grasslands
Rural Areas - General Rural environments
Special Risks - Special Risks - Grain silos
Towns & Urban Areas - Towns & Urban Areas
 
Communications : GRN Radio Channel: 104 & 084
VHF Radio Channel: 29, 31, 34
UHF CB Radio Channel: 12

Incidents Attended Statistics for 2015-16 - 95 Responses
Assist Other Agencies 1 1.05% N/A
Building Fire 8 8.42% 47 Hrs 6.35%
Did Not Arrive (Stop Call) 1 1.05% 2 Hrs 0.27%
Dump 1 1.05% 9 Hrs 1.22%
Flood 1 1.05% 32 Hrs 4.32%
Grass Or Stubble Fire 16 16.84% 422 Hrs 57.03%
Haystack 1 1.05% 5 Hrs 0.68%
Investigation (Burnoff) 1 1.05% 5 Hrs 0.68%
Mobile Property / Vehicle 2 2.11% 10 Hrs 1.35%
Other (Outside Fire) 2 2.11% 4 Hrs 0.54%
Other Assistance 1 1.05% N/A
Rubbish, Refuse Or Waste - Abandoned Outside 1 1.05% N/A
Scrub And Grass Fire 22 23.16% 50 Hrs 6.76%
Tree Down 5 5.26% 22 Hrs 2.97%
Tree Fire 31 32.63% 123 Hrs 16.62%
Vehicle Accident With Injuries 1 1.05% 9 Hrs 1.22%
Total Incidents for 2015-16 95 740 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2014-15 36 2007 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2013-14 53 1068 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2012-13 33 490 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2011-12 36 361 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2010-11 41 432 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2009-10 31 727 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2008-09 28 285 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2007-08 19 389 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2006-07 31 444 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2005-06 8 117 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2004-05 18 137 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2003-04 21 243 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2002-03 17 184 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2001-02 22 203 Hrs
Total Incidents for 2000-01 17
Total Incidents for 1999-00 12
Total Incidents for 1998-99 14
Total Incidents for 1997-98 16

Post Codes
In Response Area
5460 5461 5502
Towns, Suburbs & Localities In Response Area
Barabba,
Grace Plains, SA
Hoskin Corner, SA
Owen, SA
Pinery, SA
Stockyard Creek,
Woods, SA

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