Free, post pageant fun at MFS Open Day!


MFS Open Day – Saturday, 12 November 2016


Looking for something to do straight after the Credit Union Christmas Pageant? Come along to the MFS Open Day!

Join us for free, post pageant family fun as the Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) opens the doors to Adelaide Fire Station at 99 Wakefield St between 11.00 am and 2.30 pm on Pageant day (Saturday, 12 November).


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Meet our dedicated firefighters and staff, have a close-up look at fire appliances, view road crash rescue training and Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) abseiling demonstrations.

Highlights of the day include:

  • An elevated work platform rescue exercise and rope rescue from heights
  • An Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) display
  • A close look at our firefighting appliances and equipment
  • Discover common causes of house and other structure fires and how to prevent them
  • Learn how your family can prevent or survive a house fire, including how to escape a fire
  • Find out what a firefighter faces at a fire through computer simulation
  • An insight into hazardous substance response
  • An interactive child fire safety education display, including the ‘Stop, Cover, Drop and Roll’ game
  • Road crash rescue demonstrations
  • View our Wall of Remembrance honouring our firefighters.


We look forward to seeing you at MFS Open Day at Adelaide Fire Station, 99 Wakefield Street, Adelaide on Saturday, 12 November 2016 between 11.00 am and 2.30 pm. Spread the word, invite your family and friends!


If MFS Open Day is a day affected by extreme heat, the MFS will modify activities and displays to ensure the comfort and safety of visitors and staff.