South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service

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Road safety is everyone's responsibility!

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Two Roads

Inspired by RAP, musician and song writer Sean Robertson together with Michael Hill co-wrote the road safety song Two Roads

Sean and his band Faint Praise released and performed the song at the Adelaide Fire Station on 1 November 2015.



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Schools Poster Competition 2016

Schools poster competition 2016 Poster

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) is committed to promoting fire safety practices in homes, in workplaces, in schools and in communities. Simple home fire safety messages directed to children are an effective way of establishing the pattern for a lifetime of fire safety. For this reason we ask teachers from Primary and Junior Primary Schools throughout the state to incorporate the MFS Fire Safety Competition into their term 2 or early term 3 curriculum.

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Hazardous Chemicals Storage

Do you have a site with a notifiable quantity of hazardous chemicals? (Notifiable quantity in relation to notifying Safework SA).

If you do, then you are required to create an emergency plan and submit a copy to the South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) or South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS).

The South Australian Work Health and Safety Regulators (WHS Reg), requires employers, controllers of premises, occupiers of Dangerous Goods sites and operators of MHFs to carry out a thorough risk assessment to identify, eliminate or control hazards and risks at the site.

Clauses 361 and 557 of the WHS Reg have specific requirements in relation to Hazardous Chemicals (listed in Schedule 11 of the WHS Reg) and materials used, stored or handled at MHF's (listed in Schedule 15 of the WHS Reg).

The MFS and CFS recommend that a whole of site approach to the development of a comprehensive Emergency Plan is adopted. The Emergency Plan should be developed using the site risk assessment as a basis for determining what is required for inclusion in the plan.

To assist operators and licence holders in developing a comprehensive emergency plan, the MFS and CFS have also developed a general emergency plan guideline (Emergency Plans at Facilities having Notifiable Quantities of Hazardous Chemicals and Major Hazard Facilities, MFS Special Risks Department Guideline No. 001).

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In an Emergency

Call Triple Zero in an emergency. Clicking this link will take you to a page with information on how Triple Zero works and when to use it.106 is the Australian text-based emergency service number. Clicking this link will take you to the Relay Service website with information about 106 Text Emergency Services. It will open in a new tab or window.
Clicking this link will take you to the Alert SA website, which provides access to official, real-time event and warning information in South Australia. This link will open in a new tab or window.Call 1300 362 361 for the latest information on bushfires from the South Australian Country Fire Service.


Out and About

ANZAC Day Challenge

The ANZAC Day Challenge is a fiercely contested annual football match played between the Australian Combined Emergency Service (ACES) Football team and the Australian Defence Force (ADF) All Stars.

ACES is made up of the best Police, Ambulance and Firefighter footballers' in Australia and the ADF All Stars comprises the best Army, Navy and Airforce footballers in the land. 

The game will be the Curtain Raiser to the Port Adelaide v Geelong AFL clash at Adelaide Oval, the new Australian centrepiece for AFL football, on Saturday April 23rd 2016 at 4.05pm.

This game has the two pillars of sportsmanship and respect displayed at the highest order.  The ACES and ADF All Star players spend a week in Adelaide preparing for this fiercely contested game, which has a 12 year history with the ADF All Stars leading 7-5.

You can stream the game live using the link below:

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