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Fire awareness saves lives

Fire awareness saves lives

As the year draws to a close, various teams in Mpumalanga say that despite the challenges they faced in 2016, conducting fire safe awareness campaigns remained the highlight of the year for them. According to Loskop Base Communication Representative (BCR) Bongani...

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Unemployed youth score job opportunities

Unemployed youth score job opportunities

The lives of a number of young men and women from Rooiberg Village in Waterberg will never be the same again as they bid farewell to being unemployed. Working on Fire Limpopo conducted a recruitment drive at Rooiberg where they are opening a new base. More than 80...

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Participants takes fire awareness to communities

Participants takes fire awareness to communities

The KwaZulu-Natal Underberg Team conducted a door-to-door fire awareness campaign in the Mqatsheni community. The campaign aims to educate communities and make them aware of how to identify and reduce the risks around their homes. Underberg’s Base Communicat ions...

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First female Transport Officer in KwaZulu-Natal

First female Transport Officer in KwaZulu-Natal

“I strongly believe my action today makes my tomorrow better,” says recently appointed KwaZulu-Natal Transport Officer, Ester Hlaki. After completing her matric in 2007, Hlaki studied human resources at Esayidi FET College but unfortunately could not complete the...

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Training for Communications Department

Training for Communications Department

The Working on Fi re Communications Department hosted its annual departmental training from 7 to 11 November 2016. Among the attendees were Community Awareness Training Officers (CATOs) and Fire Awareness Training Officers (FATOs) – who received training in Project...

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Crew Leader speaks out against abuse

Crew Leader speaks out against abuse

Dr JS Moroka’s Type 2 crew leader, Evelyn Mthethwa, broke her silence on the abuse she suffered at the hands of her ex-boyfriend several years ago. Mthethwa explains that her boyfriend was verbally and physically very abusive. She said her child would ask why the...

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Firefighter goes beyond the call of duty

Firefighter goes beyond the call of duty

Decia Moruane of the Mdala Team proves once again that being a firefighter is not only about being courageous but having the burning passion to save lives. The 27-year-old goes beyond the call of duty by donating her scarce blood type. She has group O negative blood...

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Participant makes a glamorous exit

Participant makes a glamorous exit

A former firefighter at the Cradle of Humankind Team, Refilwe Moshoeshoe, is now a Beauty Therapist at Rhinos Estate resort, a stone’s throw from Lanseria Airport on the West Rand. Moshoeshoe completed her beauty therapy course part-time at the Fourways Hotel in...

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