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My colleagues’ safety is in my hands

My colleagues’ safety is in my hands

Tebogo Tau, a Working on Fire driver from Molemane Base, is one of the more motivated drivers in the programme. Tebogo joined the WOF programme in February 2014 and was promoted to driver in October 2014. Tau says he enjoys his work as a driver as it has taught him to...

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Molemane Team brings early Christmas to Hospice

Molemane Team brings early Christmas to Hospice

The North West’s Molemane Team organised a social development activity at the Itsoseng Hospice in Itsoseng Village. The elders were showered with special early Christmas gifts and groceries as a form of giving back to the community. The elderly and disabled residents...

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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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