Public Visits

Educational Appliance Visits (We send a fire truck and crew to visit you)

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) is committed to promoting home fire safety within our community. Subject to availability and incidents, an appliance and crew can be booked to visit your school or community group.

Educational appliance visits are approximately one hour in duration.  A minimum of 15 people are required for a visit with a maximum of 35 in total (inclusive of all adults and children). Children must be 4 years of age or older for an appliance visit to take place.

Visits are available Monday to Friday between 0930 hours and 1400 hours (9.30 am and 2.00 pm).

The appliance and crew may be required to attend emergencies at any time and must be able to exit the site freely at all times. The vehicle must stand on hard surfaces - not grassed areas or ovals.

We require a minimum of five weeks notice for all bookings.  

There is no charge for this service.

The MFS is not able to provide Educational Appliance Visits for playgroups, family day care, kinder gyms, child and family care, out of school hours’ care or other private events and activities.

Download the MFS Educational Appliance Visit request form here for PDF (PDF 83KB) version or here for a Word version (Word 62KB), or telephone 8204 3611 and ask for the form to be sent to you.

   

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Educational Station Tours (You come to the fire station for a tour)

The MFS is committed to promoting fire safety within our community. Subject to availability and incidents, an Educational Tour of our metropolitan fire stations can be booked by your school or community group.

Educational Tours are approximately one hour in duration. A minimum of 10 and maximum of 30 people (inclusive of all adults and children) are required for a visit. Children must be 4 years of age or older for a educational tour to take place.

Educational Tours are only held at the following times (excluding Public Holidays):

  • 1030 hours (10.30 am) Monday to Friday
  • 1830 hours (6.30 pm) Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

The crew and appliances may be required to attend emergencies at any time and tours may be halted at short notice.

Vehicle parking may not be available at the Fire Station. Please plan your travel and parking arrangements.

MFS is not able to offer Educational Station Tours to playgroups, family day care, kinder gyms, child and family care, out of school hours’ care or other private parties or celebrations.

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Disabled access is available. All ages are catered for. There is no charge for this service.

We require a minimum of five weeks notice for all bookings.  Unfortunately the MFS is not able to provide a fire station as a venue for a private function such as a birthday party or other celebration. 

Download the MFS Educational Station Tour request form here for PDF version (PDF 83KB) or here for a Word version (Word 65KB), or telephone 8204 3611 and ask for the form to be sent to you.

 

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