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Working on Fire changed her life

Working on Fire changed her life

“My life could have turned out differently had I not been introduced to the Working on Fire (WOF) programme,” says 23-year-old former WOF firefighter Estella Cossa. In an interview with WOFire News, Cossa shares her experiences as a young woman wanting to break the...

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Ermelo Team participates in Emergency Open Day

Ermelo Team participates in Emergency Open Day

“We have come together as a municipality to educate and learn about ways in which we can all implement measures to minimise disasters in our homes and schools,” said Councillor Eva Makhabane in her opening remarks at the annual Emergency Open Day hosted by the Victor...

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WOF Bloemfontein indoor soccer team takes gold

WOF Bloemfontein indoor soccer team takes gold

Working on Fire’s Bloemfontein staff recently participated in the Action Sports indoor soccer and netball winter leagues as part of the staff’s teambuilding activities. The WOF soccer team managed to reach the final, a 15-minute contest to prove who was worthy of the...

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Firefighters receive free computer training

Firefighters receive free computer training

Eight firefighters from the Thurlow Team in KwaZulu-Natal attended a free computer course organised by the KwaZulu-Natal Social Development Practitioner, Hloniphile Ndlovu, at the Olwazini Discovery and Computer Centre in Pietermaritzburg. “I organised the computer...

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Bethlehem firefighter our future Bafana star

Bethlehem firefighter our future Bafana star

While many employed people look forward to heading home at the end of the day to curl up on the couch in front of the television, Tefo Mokoena prepares himself to attend soccer practice. He started playing soccer at the age of 10 and by age 17, was playing in the...

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