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Campaign to reduce fires in communities

The Mamabolo participants in Limpopo initiated a campaign to educate and equip communities with fire safety information. The team conducted a door-to-door fire awareness exercise in communities in Maselana where they educated residents about how to protect their homes...

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MD Message March 2017

Let me wish all the provinces facing winter fire seasons all the best with their fire season preparations and Yellow Card Training Camps. Over the past 14 years, Working on Fire has established itself as a professional and disciplined organisation in the field of...

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FireSafe workshop for emerging farmers

Mpumalanga Community Fire Awareness Training Officer Mbuso Siwela conducted a FireSafe workshop with a group of emerging farmers from the Sheepmoor community in Ermelo focusing on fire prevention and fire mitigation. “The purpose of the workshop was to educate the...

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New recruit closer to her dreams

Twenty-five-year-old Molebogeng Pelele is a successful candidate who is now at Molopo Base in the North West. Pelele matriculated seven years ago and then did a six-month learnership in disaster management with the fire brigade. That’s when her interest in...

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Participant uses stipend to complete his studies

Thato Gabaya is a North West Working on Fire participant from Dithakong village in Kuruman, Nor thern Cape. Gabaya matriculated in 2010 but could not study further due to financial problems. “September 2011, that’s when my life changed for the better after I joined...

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Safety Camp for KZN High Altitude Teams

All High Altitude Teams (HAT ) in the province recently had their first Team-building Rope Access Safety Camp at Monks Cowl. KZN HAT’s Regional Manager Henry Nene says, “The aim of the camp was to inspire teams working from bases to refresh safety standards during...

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