MFS Open Day - Thanks for joining us!

Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) firefighters and staff thoroughly enjoyed welcoming thousands of South Australians to MFS Open Day on Credit Union Christmas Pageant day.

MFS Open Day is a free, fun, family-friendly event that reminds us of home fire safety and road safety as we lead into the festive season.

In 2017, it was the eighth time the MFS has opened the doors to Adelaide Fire Station on pageant day since 2010.

The Country Fire Service (CFS), State Emergency Service (SES), SA Ambulance Service (SAAS), South Australia Police (SAPOL) personnel and Adelaide Airport firefighters also joined the MFS.

Event Highlights

MFS Open Day provides the public with a rare chance to see the inner workings of the state’s biggest fire station.

The public can meet dedicated emergency services personnel, while taking a close-up look at a diverse range of fire appliances, emergency vehicles and equipment.

Families can learn how to prevent house fires and enjoy an interactive child fire safety education display, with new creativity stations for children and the ‘Stop, Cover, Drop and Roll’ game.

The MFS Road Awareness Program (RAP) team provide road crash rescue demonstrations, while the state’s Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team scale the fire tower with rope rescue scenarios.

Adults and aspiring youngsters can enquire about the pathway to becoming an MFS or CFS firefighter, paramedic, police officer or SES volunteer.

The Australian Professional Firefighters Foundation (APFF) provided a sausage sizzle and refreshments for purchase, with all proceeds directed to APFF causes supporting South Australian house fire and burns survivors.

MFS Deputy Chief Officer, Michael Morgan said MFS Open Day is an enjoyable pageant day tradition.

“Our open day reminds South Australians in a fun, family-friendly learning environment about fire safety in the home and safety on our roads as we lead into the festive season.”

“There’s great, educational family fun with MFS firefighters and emergency services personnel, who always enjoy welcoming the public,” MFS Deputy Chief Officer Morgan said.  

Have a safe and happy festive season.

 

See you at Adelaide Fire Station after the Pageant next year!

 

MFS Open Day image 2017

MFS Open Day image staff 2017

MFS Open Day image appliance 2017