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MD Message December 2015

MD Message December 2015

It is that time of the year again that most of us are preparing to spend time with our loved ones during the upcoming Festive Season. Our Winter Fire Season went much better than last year and we recorded around 1000 fires less during this period. This reduction can...

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Early start to Western Cape Summer Fire Season

Early start to Western Cape Summer Fire Season

The Western Cape has already experienced several fires during the past 6 weeks and more recently multiple teams from Working on Fire battled a fire in Simonstown. 118 Working on Fire participants were hard at work in the suppression of the fire that broke out in...

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WoF on display at Tzaneen Agri Expo

The Tzaneen Agri Expo is one of the most recognised big events in Limpopo where farmers and landowners including the public from around the Mopani and Vhembe District Municipalities flock together to gather information. The WoF team engaged with various stakeholders...

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My journey as the first female driver in WoF Eastern Cape

My journey as the first female driver in WoF Eastern Cape

“Being a driver does not only end behind the steering wheel, it also requires a person to be able to take care of his or her vehicle,” said Zimasa Tiba the first female driver in the Eastern Cape. Zimasa said this during the Drivers Yellow Card Training Camp that was...

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Our very own rising star in the hip hop industry

An ambitious young Mthokozisi Dlamini (Stage name Manqinenyathi), from the HAT Team in eThekwini has been exploring his passion in the music industry and is well on his way in becoming one of the best upcoming rap artists in Durban. What makes Mthokozisi happy is...

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MD Message November 2015

MD Message November 2015

On the 25 November 2015 South Africa launched the 16 Day Campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children. This year marks the 17th anniversary of this campaign, which aims to continue generating awareness on the protection of women and children with more focus on...

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Raging fires contained by Limpopo participants

Raging fires contained by Limpopo participants

Working on Fire successfully fought multiple fires across the Limpopo Province during the weekend of 9-11 October 2015. Some of the fires were caused by lightning while the causes of the other fires are still unknown. The fires broke out in mountainous terrain and...

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Western Cape gets ready for Fire Season

Western Cape gets ready for Fire Season

690 Working on Fire participants are currently undergoing their annual Yellow Card Training Camp to ensure their readiness for the 2015/2016 Summer Fire Season. “The Yellow Card Training Camp is a good opportunity for our participants to be refreshed on their fire...

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