South Australian Country Fire Service Promotions Unit

Raising awareness of the roles, training and activities of CFS Volunteers state-wide

 

General Information about the SACFS

The SA Country Fire Service (CFS) is a volunteer based, fire and emergency service dedicated to protecting life, property and environmental assets in regional and semi metropolitan South Australia.

With approximately 13,500 volunteers and 144 staff, the CFS provides a range of fire and emergency services to more than 428 communities across South Australia.

CFS brigades attend around 9,000 incidents each year. These incidents include:

  • Bushfires
  • Structure and Motor Vehicle Fires
  • Road Crash Rescue
  • Hazardous Material Spills
  • Structure and motor vehicle fires
  • Support the SA Metropolitan Fire Service and State Emergency Service.
  • In addition, CFS also works closely with local government to perform the important role of fuel removal, bushfire prevention and community bushfire and fire safety education.

With a vision of 'A trusted and effective community based fire and emergency service', the CFS mission is:

An integrated and trusted fire and emergency service contributing to safer and more resilient communities.

The SA Country Fire Service (CFS) operates under a continuous improvement methodology and is always strategically planning to assist the community.

From the SACFS official website, Copyright © SA Country Fire Service

Volunteers

Photo taken by the CFS Promotions Unit