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Preparing land owners for 2016 Fire Season

Preparing land owners for 2016 Fire Season

The Soekmekaar Team in Limpopo believes that the earliest bird catches the fattest worm. The province officially declared the end of the 2015 fire season in October, but for the Soekmekaar Team this means it is time to prepare for the 2016 Fire season which will...

Unemployed youth recruited in Molteno

Unemployed youth recruited in Molteno

Working on Fire has put a smile on the faces of some young men and women in the Molteno District in the Eastern Cape after recruiting a team to replace one of the recently closed bases in the province. Regional Manager, Balise Rosali, said the recruiting process was...

Kwa-Zulu Natal drivel Yellow Card training camp

Kwa-Zulu Natal drivel Yellow Card training camp

KZN conducted a Yellow Card Training Camp from the 30 November to 4 December 38 Drivers received their permits with a 100% pass rate. Sanele Mkhize, KZN Provincial Transport Officer said, “I was very happy that my drivers young and old, all participated in all the...

EC Base Mangers trained

EC Base Mangers trained

Eastern Cape Base Managers attended a 3-day training session with the provincial staff to identify and close gaps in the understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the base managers and the provincial staff. According to the General Manager of the Eastern Cape...

Orphan determined to succeed

Orphan determined to succeed

Kedibone Qhinebe of Suikerbos grew up as an orphan and she made it her mission in life to succeed against all odds. She said her mother died when she was still a toddler. ‘‘I don’t know her and that is very painful’’, said the 26-year-old Kedibone. ‘‘My uncle, who was...

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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17 years of Successful Partnerships

The Working on Fire (WOF) programme, funded by the Department of Environment, Forestry, and Fisheries, will be reaching a milestone of having been in existence for 17 years during the month of September.

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