Date and Time – when incident first reported to the CFS.
Location Name - the general area or district where the incident was reported.
- CFS Region 1 - Mount Lofty Ranges and Kangaroo Island
- CFS Region 2 - Upper Mount Lofty Ranges, Yorke Peninsula and Lower North
- CFS Region 3 - Murraylands and Riverland
- CFS Region 4 - Flinders, Mid North and Pastoral Areas
- CFS Region 5 - South East
- CFS Region 6 - Eyre Peninsula and West Coast
- MFS - Metropolitan Fire Service
Type - describes the type of incident.
- Going - Any fire expanding in a certain direction.
- Contained - A fire is contained when its spread has been stopped, but it may still be burning freely within the fire control lines.
- Controlled - The time when the complete perimeter of a fire is secured and the fire is not expected to break away.
- Completed - The time when the incident is secured and there is no further need for CFS involvement.
- Safe - When we consider that no further action or patrols are necessary.
- Level 1 Incident - A simple and small incident. There is minimal threat to the community.
- Level 2 Incident - More complex in size, resources or risk. There may be a threat to the community at a local or regional level.
- Level 3 Incident - This may require the establishment of divisions for effective management of the situation. There will be a significant threat to the community at a local, regional or state level.