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Participant aims to run faster and faster

Participant aims to run faster and faster

Nomaphelo Mgayi, a runner, is determined to represent her province in one of the major marathons in the country and the world in the near future. The 23-Year-old Mgayi is a firefighter at the Hogsback Team in the Eastern Cape who has been running locally since 2010...

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Keep on knocking on doors!!

Keep on knocking on doors!!

26 year old Thulasizwe Mthembu is a former Working on Fire participant from the Manzingwenya base in KwaZulu-Natal, who was recently employed at the Mseleni Hospital as a General Order in the waste section. “I joined WoF in 2014. I was very excited to land the job, I...

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KZN Fire Awareness third quarter best performers

KZN Fire Awareness third quarter best performers

The Utrecht- first and Winterton - second team received incentives for conducting the most fire awareness campaigns in the third quarter of the 2015/2016 year, Fire Awareness Training Officer Khulani Zulu said: “These teams have been performing very well this past...

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Event highlights importance of wetlands

Event highlights importance of wetlands

More than 60 school learners from different schools together with Working on Fire, Department of Environmental Affairs, SAPS, Nquza Hill Municipality, Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism and SanParks celebrated World Wetlands Day at Mhlanga JSS on the 2nd of this Month....

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Pro bono team is a new kid on the block

Pro bono team is a new kid on the block

Maropeng team is the first pro bono team to be launched within Working on Fire programme. The team was officially launched on 9 December by Managing director Llewellyn Pillay and his senior management team in Magaliesberg. The team will be tasked with helping...

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Event highlights importance of wetlands

Event highlights importance of wetlands

Mora than 60 school learners from different schools  together with Working on Fire, Department of Environmental Affairs, SAPS, Nquza Hill Municipality, Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism and Sanparks celebrated World Wetlands Day at Mhlanga  JSS on the 2nd of this Month....

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Young participant eager to further his studies

Young participant eager to further his studies

“Education is the key to success and with education the sky is the limit,” said Tandisile Xoshomba a fire fighter who has registered with PE College to further his studies. Xoshomba is a young man from the Addo base in the Eastern Cape who joined the WoF family last...

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Wetlands Day in Western Cape

Wetlands Day in Western Cape

WoF in the Western Cape together with South African National Parks, CapeNature and the Thembalethu Community members celebrated World Wetlands Day by hosting a wetlands and fire awareness campaign for 60 Tyholora Primary School children and facilitators. The day was...

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#BeFireSafe workshops after fires

#BeFireSafe workshops after fires

Following the recent Hawston Fire that took place, the Working on Fire (WoF) Western Cape, Fire Awareness Department conducted a fire safe workshop for 12 Early Childhood Development teachers from the Hawston community, at the Overstrand Thusong Centre. Fire Awareness...

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