South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service

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SA Metropolitan Fire Service

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Established: 1981
Regions: Metropolitan Adelaide. Larger Towns in South Australia
Specialities: Combatant Authority for Fire, Rescue and Hazmat
Location: South Australia
Website MFS Website

The South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service (SAMFS) is South Australia's government-funded fire service.

The South Australian Fire Brigade was formed in 1882, following passing of the Fire Brigades Act.In 1981 the service was renamed to SAMFS when it became government funded.

The MFS has 35 fire stations in Adelaide and across South Australia in major rural centres. It also has one marine vessel. The MFS are on constant standby 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The MFS Headquarters are situated in Wakefield Street, Adelaide.