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Eastern Cape Disaster Reduction Day

WoF in the Eas tern Cape joined the national celebrations on IDDR in the Chris Hani Municipality which was hosted by the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs. Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Pravin Gordhan, was...

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North West Disaster Reduction Day

North West Disaster Reduction Day

The North West Community Fire Awareness Officer, Sophy Dinko, and the Fire Awareness Training Officer, Martha Tepo, conducted a Fire Safe Talk about the importance of Disaster Risk Reduction at the Aganang Radio Station. The objective of the talk was to raise...

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I’m going to complete my studies

I’m going to complete my studies

‘‘After I had abandoned my studies towards a Management Assistance Diploma I joined WoF to earn an income and save to complete my studies. Next year I must go back to complete my studies,’’ said a passionate Kgomotso Dichi. She said that without her qualification...

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MD Message October 2015

MD Message October 2015

Since we last spoke we experienced devastating fires in Limpopo, the Eastern Cape and in the Free State. During the Limpopo fires we were able to mobilise resources from Gauteng and Mpumalanga to assist our ground crews in Limpopo. Unfortunately we lost one of our...

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Parolees get a second chance

20 Parolees have received a second chance in life after having successfully completed the Basic Training in Fire Fighting at the Working on Fire Training Academy in Mbombela, Mpumalanga on the 18 September 2015. This process to reintegrate ex-offenders into society...

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New Fire Truck to help make our jobs easier

New Fire Truck to help make our jobs easier

A brand new fire truck from Working on Fire has been delivered to the De Wildt Helpmekaar Fire Protection Association. It was delivered by Gauteng Province’s Transport Officer, Thabo Modimoeng, recently. He said that the truck will be used to transport the Working on...

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Communicating fire education through sports

Communicating fire education through sports

The Witelsbos Team in the Eastern Cape together with the Fire and Rescue Unit from the Koukamma Municipality educated more than 200 school kids recently about the dangers of fire. A variety of sporting code activities took place at the Woodland Soccer Field and...

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