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South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) is more than just firefighters responding to emergency incidents such as fires and road crashes. Here we'll share with the community the diverse range of events and tasks undertaken by our organisation and personnel. 

Please feel free to share your experiences and engagements with MFS personnel via email to us on enquiry@samfs.sa.gov.au or call us on 8204 3600.

 

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May 2017

Firefighters save Para Hills West factory & jobs

Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) firefighters, supported by the Country Fire Service (CFS), have saved a multi-million-dollar factory that provides employment to South Australians with disability.

Lightning struck wooden pallets stored outdoors at the Para Hills West facility, leading to a significant fire that threatened the factory and a neighbouring home.

Both properties were saved, ensuring that 75 staff can remain working at the factory that provides employment and training opportunities. [More...]

March 2017

Firefighter's Life After Cricket ...

Up until 2007, sport consumed Jo-Anna Kenney's professional life, on and off the field, until a colleague sparked her interest in becoming a firefighter.

Jo-Anna actively encourages women to consider a career as a professional MFS firefighter.

"It's just a matter of opening young women's minds and letting them know it is a career option." [More ...]

January 2017

 

2017 Edinburgh Plastics Fire ...

Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) firefighters, supported by the Country Fire Service (CFS) and other agencies, have saved a multi-million-dollar South Australian plastics business from a significant fire in Adelaide’s north. [More ...]

November 2016

 

2016 Emergency Services Sector Awards ...

Three MFS personnel were recipients of the SA Emergency Services Medal in the 2016 Emergency Services Sector Awards. [More ...]

March 2016

 

Mad March - forewarned is forearmed ...

Few in our community might know that the MFS is heavily involved in major events. 
Here's how we work to keep our community safe before events begin. [More ...]

January 2016

 

MFS Firefighters awarded Australia Day Honours ...

Two of our finest receive the Australian Fire Service Medal in the 2016 Australia Day Honours [More ...]