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MD Message October 2018

It was with great sadness that we learned of the loss of Nico Heyns, one of our most experienced firefighting pilots, during firefighting operations in the Southern Cape on 23 October 2018. We in Working on Fire and Kishugu joined Nico’s family, friends and colleagues...

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MD Message August 2018

I would like to extend warm greetings to all our firefighters and staff across the provinces and especially to all the women in Working on Fire who celebrated Women’s Month in August. The national theme for Women’s Month this year was ‘100 Years of Albertina Sisulu,...

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MD Message June 2018

This month, we commemorated the first anniversary of the Knysna fires of June 2017, which became the biggest single disaster that a local municipality in South Africa ever had to incur. We joined thousands of people throughout South Africa, and more in particular the...

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MD Message May 2018

Upon my return to Working on Fire in May 2017, members of the Executive Committee and I engaged with participants and management. We observed at that time that we were not providing the kind of working environment for our participants as we had in the past, which put...

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