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SA Country Fire Service (CFS)

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The South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) serves communities through dedicated volunteers delivering professional fire and rescue services to outer metropolitan, regional and rural South Australia. The CFS has strong representation in the community across South Australia. This is achieved through our 13,500 volunteers, including our cadets, who are committed to protecting their communities. The CFS has 425 brigades operating across the State with a fleet of over 850 fire trucks. Local brigades contribute to out of area deployments to assist neighbouring communities, to communities elsewhere in the State, and interstate where required. The CFS attends around 8 000 incidents each year. These incidents include: •Bushfires •Structure and Motor Vehicle Fires •Road Crash Rescue •Hazardous Material Spills •Support the SA Metropolitan Fire Service and State Emergency Service and the CFS also works closely with local government to perform the important role of fuel removal, bushfire prevention and community bushfire and fire safety education