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The MFS callsigns are allocated by station number and appliance type. For example the first pump from the St Marys Station which is station number 40, is St Marys 401. St Marys 409 is a Pump Rescue.

Metropolitan Area Stations

Number Station
20 Adelaide
21 Beulah Park
22 Paradise
24 Woodville
25 Port Adelaide
27 Marine
28 Largs North
30 Oakden
31 Golden Grove
32 Salisbury
33 Elizabeth
35 Gawler
36 Angle Park
37 Prospect
38 Angle Park Training Centre
40 St Marys
41 Camden Park
42 O'Halloran Hill
43 Noarlunga
44 Glen Osmond
45 Brooklyn Park
46 Seaford

Appliance Type Classification

Number Appliance type
1 First Pump
2 Second Pump
3 Combination Aerial Pumping Appliance (CAPA)
4 Heavy Rescue
5 Aerial Platform
6 Hazmat 
7 Pump Hazmat
8 4X4 Medium Pump
9 Pump Rescue
10 Canteen Unit
11 Third Pump
12 2wd Grassfire Unit 1000L
13 Second Combination Aerial Pumping Appliance (CAPA)
14 4wd Grassfire Unit 1000L
15 Second Aerial Platform
16 Second Hazmat (Pod)
17 First Hook Lift Truck
19 CFS Rescue Vehicle
20 Hose Layer
21 Fourth Pump
22 2wd Grassfire Unit 2000L
24 4wd Grassfire Unit 2000L
25 Marine Vessel
27 Second Hook Lift Truck
28 CFS Hazmat Unit
29 SES Rescue
30 Air Filling Unit
31 Fifth Pump
32 2wd Grassfire Unit 3000L
34 4wd Grassfire Unit 3000L
37 Third Hook Lift Truck
38 Bus
39 Rescue Salvage Unit
42 Tanker 4000L Plus
71 Relief Pump
72 Relief Pump
73 Relief Pump
74 Relief Pump
75 Relief Pump
90 Incident Control - Communications Bus
92 Incident Control - Communications Bus 2
Car 20Commander Central (Adelaide Station)
Car 30 Commander Metro North (Salisbury Station)
Car 40 Commander Metro South (Noarlunga Station)
Car 66 District Officer South East
Car 71 Fire Cause Investigator
Car 74 Fire Cause Investigator
TC 381 Fire Training Appliance
TC 382 Fire Training Appliance
SRG01Surge Response Group
SRG02Surge Response Group
SRG03Surge Response Group
SRG04Surge Response Group

Country Command Stations



West Coast Command
54 Port Lincoln
51 Port Augusta
52 Whyalla

Riverland Command
60 Berri
61 Renmark
62 Loxton

Mid North Command
50 Port Pirie
55 Peterborough
56 Burra
63 Tanunda
64 Kapunda
66 Kadina
67 Wallaroo
68 Moonta

South East Command
70 Mount Gambier
71 Victor Harbor
72 Murray Bridge
73Mount Barker

CFS appliances entering MFS area use MFS talkgroups. Some suburbs that are on the metropolitan area fringe are dual response zones - meaning an appliance from each service may attend. When MFS appliances enter CFS area they use CFS talkgroups and communicate through to the local CFS station.

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