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MFS Coming To Mt.Barker

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Mt Barker will have a Metropolitan Fire Service from mid 2019 thanks to a $3.8 million State Budget commitment.

The new unit, which will be staffed by on call firefighters receiving an annual $2,000 retainer plus call out fee, will operate alongside the Mt Barker CFS.

Commencement date is July next year, with the State Government allocating $700,000 per year for the first 3 years of operation. A further $1.75 million has been earmarked for 2 new fire trucks.