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Beating the odds

Beating the odds

“I took a risk when I went to the recruitment process, despite being an epileptic sufferer, and I passed all the fitness tests and got the job. I initially didn’t disclose that I was epileptic because I was scared I might be excluded from the recruitment,” says...

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KZN Teams go all out to prevent fires

KZN Teams go all out to prevent fires

A number of teams from the province have been putting in fire prevention measures at communities they have identified as high fire risk areas. The aim is to ensure these areas experience fewer or no fires at all during this fire season. The Utrecht, Ingogo, Kokstad...

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MD Message July 2016

MD Message July 2016

We are currently in the midst of the winter fire season and have seen quite a reduction in fires compared to the same period in previous years. A number of factors have contributed to the significant drop in fires thus far this season. We have seen much better...

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North West Fire Awareness Campaign launch

North West Fire Awareness Campaign launch

The North West Central teams, Provincial Staff, Potch FPA, North West University FPA, Potch Fire Services, ER24 and Police Mounted Academy paraded through the streets of Potchefstroom as they launched the 2016 Fire Awareness Campaign. The Fire Awareness Campaign...

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MD Message

MD Message

We are currently at the start of our 2016 Winter Fire Season and the predictions are that it will be a difficult season which has been exacerbated by late summer rains as well as expectant high and dry temperatures and heavy winds throughout the winter. I want to...

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Eastern Cape teams encourages youth to take up sports

Eastern Cape teams encourages youth to take up sports

Young people should always come together in fighting crime and doing activities that will motivate unemployed youth.These are the words of Siyabonga Jeyi, a firefighter from Joubertina base during the Youth Day commemoration hosted by the WOF Department of...

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Firefighter dreams of being a video editor

Firefighter dreams of being a video editor

Vuyolwethu Sikete is a dedicated young man who would like to develop his skill in video editing. Sikete says that since he was in school he always had a dream to be the Video Editor. The 23 year old man passed his matric in 2013 and joined Working on Fire (WOF) in...

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