South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service

99 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) is responsible for protecting the community from the effects of fires, road crashes, dangerous substances and other emergencies. Our role includes prevention and education, preparedness, and response and recovery activities.

Established in 1862, the MFS headquarters is based in the city of Adelaide, there are also 20 metropolitan stations and 17 stations located in larger regional centres.

The MFS workforce is comprised of approximately 1200 personnel including full-time and retained (regional part-time) firefighters and non-operational personnel, spread across the 37 stations and a range of support facilities through South Australia.