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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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Participants complete rope access training course

The KwaZulu-Natal High Altitude Team (HAT ) held its rope access training from 20 February to 3 March 2017 at Shongweni Dam in Durban. Training was conducted by the High Angle Rope Access Training Company. This training must be refreshed every two years to cover any...

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Programme helps to alleviate poverty

Victor Khulwana, a Type 1 Crew Leader of the Mdala Team, says one of the most important human rights is being able to have a source of income and afford to buy food. He says he starved prior to democracy, because programmes like Working on Fire did not exist to...

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