Adelaide Fire Station is staffed by 130 full-time firefighters providing prevention and community preparedness, operational preparedness, emergency response and community recovery services 24 hours per day, every day of the year. Adelaide staff also provide relief firefighters to other fire stations as required.

Adelaide Fire Station has nine fire appliances ranging from Heavy Duty Urban Pumpers and Rescue Units to a Breathing Apparatus Support Vehicle and multi-storey Hydraulic Platform Appliances.

Average response time for Adelaide is 5.5 minutes.

Adelaide Station has a twenty-year refurbishment and a 15-year appliance replacement program.  


 MFS Adelaide Station photograph daytime
The original Adelaide Fire Station was opened in September 1882 and the current Adelaide Fire Station was opened by The Hon Jack Wright MP, Deputy Premier on 23 May 1985.

Adelaide Station has water recycling for training purposes and a 30kW solar power system was installed in 2007.


Adelaide Fire Station
99 Wakefield Street

In an emergency phone: 000
For administrative enquiries please phone: 8204 3600