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Firefighters honoured for their dedication

Firefighters honoured for their dedication

The leadership of the Aloe Ridge Apostolic Faith Mission Church in Riversdale held a thanksgiving service to acknowledge the contribution of the Working on Fire firefighters to fighting the devastating fires in Knysna. “It’s an extremely challenging task to perform...

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Busy Winter Fire Season across the country

Busy Winter Fire Season across the country

With the 2017 winter fire season in full swing firefighting teams across the country have been kept busy suppressing fires which threatened lives and properties. With the 2017 winter fire season in full swing firefighting teams across the country have been kept busy...

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Working on Fire empowered firefighter to better his life

Working on Fire empowered firefighter to better his life

“Education is the key to success and without education life is never easy,” says Mlungisi Ndamase, a former firefighter from Port St. Johns (PSJ) in the Eastern Cape. Ndamase grew up in the rural area of Port St. Johns and has always been eager to better his life. “I...

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WOF Gauteng plans to intensify fire education

WOF Gauteng plans to intensify fire education

Fire education is the first weapon used to combat and mitigate deadly fires. Explaining the purpose of the pre-winter fire awareness campaign to prepare communities for the winter fire season, Community Fire Awareness Officer Lerato Mokwena says,“We will be arming...

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Change in leadership and back to basics campaign

Change in leadership and back to basics campaign

Working on Fire remains committed to saving lives, protecting our environment and restoring the dignity of firefighters in programme. Working on Fire the award-winning Expanded Public Work Programme, which resides under the Department of Environmental Affairs and is...

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Yellow Cards ensure compliance on the fire line

Yellow Cards ensure compliance on the fire line

Even though fire is a very valuable resource – used for cooking, creating heat, clearing land for farming and even fighting fire – it has the potential to cause great harm. It is therefore vitally important that Working on Fire’s (WOF) brave men and women, who work...

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