New recruit closer to her dreams

New recruit closer to her dreams

Twenty-five-year-old Molebogeng Pelele is a successful candidate who is now at Molopo Base in the North West. Pelele matriculated seven years ago and then did a six-month learnership in disaster management with the fire brigade. That’s when her interest in...
Programme helps to alleviate poverty

Programme helps to alleviate poverty

Victor Khulwana, a Type 1 Crew Leader of the Mdala Team, says one of the most important human rights is being able to have a source of income and afford to buy food. He says he starved prior to democracy, because programmes like Working on Fire did not exist to...
WOF firefighter wins Slalom Canoe Championship

WOF firefighter wins Slalom Canoe Championship

Katleho Mahlaba, a Working on Fire firefighter from the Bethlehem Base, recently walked away with a gold medal in the K1M category of the South African Junior Slalom Canoe Championships. The annual championship was held in Clarens in the Free State on the Ash River....
Firefighter’s perseverance pays off

Firefighter’s perseverance pays off

Lunga Sam is a firefighter at the Molteno Team who was recruited in 2015. The 29-year-old had to leave school in 2007 after doing Grade 11 due to financial difficulties. “Getting a job was not easy because I did not have matric, a qualification or skills. But I had...