South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service

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Two Roads

Inspired by RAP, musician and song writer Sean Robertson together with Michael Hill co-wrote the road safety song Two Roads

Sean and his band Faint Praise released and performed the song at the Adelaide Fire Station on 1 November 2015.



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Schools Poster Competition 2016

Schools poster competition 2016 Poster

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) is committed to promoting fire safety practices in homes, in workplaces, in schools and in communities. Simple home fire safety messages directed to children are an effective way of establishing the pattern for a lifetime of fire safety. For this reason we ask teachers from Primary and Junior Primary Schools throughout the state to incorporate the MFS Fire Safety Competition into their term 2 or early term 3 curriculum.

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Hazardous Chemicals Storage

Do you have a site with a notifiable quantity of hazardous chemicals? (Notifiable quantity in relation to notifying Safework SA).

If you do, then you are required to create an emergency plan and submit a copy to the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) or South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS).

The South Australian Work Health and Safety Regulators (WHS Reg), requires employers, controllers of premises, occupiers of Dangerous Goods sites and operators of MHFs to carry out a thorough risk assessment to identify, eliminate or control hazards and risks at the site.

Clauses 361 and 557 of the WHS Reg have specific requirements in relation to Hazardous Chemicals (listed in Schedule 11 of the WHS Reg) and materials used, stored or handled at MHF's (listed in Schedule 15 of the WHS Reg).

The MFS and CFS recommend that a whole of site approach to the development of a comprehensive Emergency Plan is adopted. The Emergency Plan should be developed using the site risk assessment as a basis for determining what is required for inclusion in the plan.

To assist operators and licence holders in developing a comprehensive emergency plan, the MFS and CFS have also developed a general emergency plan guideline (Emergency Plans at Facilities having Notifiable Quantities of Hazardous Chemicals and Major Hazard Facilities, MFS Special Risks Department Guideline No. 001).

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In an Emergency

Call Triple Zero in an emergency. Clicking this link will take you to a page with information on how Triple Zero works and when to use it. 106 is the Australian text-based emergency service number. Clicking this link will take you to the Relay Service website with information about 106 Text Emergency Services. It will open in a new tab or window.
Clicking this link will take you to the Alert SA website, which provides access to official, real-time event and warning information in South Australia. This link will open in a new tab or window. Call 1300 362 361 for the latest information on bushfires from the South Australian Country Fire Service.


Out and About

MFS at the Royal Adeliade Show!

Royal Adelaide Show 2016

Roll up, Roll up! Don’t miss the Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) in the Jubilee Pavilion at the Royal Adelaide Show.

There are 2 fantastic new activities this year!

Have you ever actually used a fire extinguisher? Come along and learn how to use one with the latest technology in extinguisher training. Take the challenge … how quickly can you put the fire down?

Then tell all your friends with a selfie in our new fire truck selfie frame!

And our long-standing favourites are still with us. Kids can take a journey down ‘Livelonga Lane’, learning what to do in a house fire then enter the competition to win great prizes.  They might also become the daily “Stop, Cover, Drop and Roll” champion – learning what to do if their clothes catch on fire.

Everything is free - free activities, free give-aways, and everyone has a great time with the firefighters … not to mention learning some very useful fire safety information.

With a range of activities, competitions to enter, prizes to be won and fun to be had you’ll be sad if you miss it! It’s a fabulous, fun, no-cost activity for families.

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