South Australian Country Fire Service Promotions Unit

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


Official CFS Logos & Insignia

CFS Logo

The Fire Service Star is the official insignia of the SA Country Fire Service

The Fire Service Star (Cross of St John) is the official insignia of the CFS. The Fire Service Star is used by many fire services around the world. The Star is based on the Maltese Cross, with each point and blade being symbolic of the activities and qualities of a fire fighter.

These being:

  • tact,
  • loyalty,
  • dexterity,
  • observation,
  • sympathy,
  • explicitness,
  • gallantry,
  • perseverance.

CFS Logo

The Corporate Logo of the CFS

The red checker pattern is the international Fire Service striping, whilst the yellow represents the overalls worn by CFS volunteers. The map indicates the area served, whilst CFS identifies the organisation.