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Lessons from the worst fire season

‘‘In 2014, the fire season was the worst ever since I joined the programme,’’ quipped Sello Khothalang from the Ongeluknek base. Sello said that the fires they fought last year were tough but it gave them more experience for the 2015 fire season. “Most of the fires we...

WoF applauded by Government

The Working on Fire programme continued to receive recognition and praise from various government departments during their recent Budget Votes in Parliament. This was evident during the Departments’ of Environmental Affairs, Public Works and Agriculture, Fisheries and...

Eastern Cape ready for fire season

Eastern Cape ready for fire season

The Eastern Cape officially launched their Winter Fire Season in spectacular style at the Stutterheim Airfield on the 5 June 2015. Various stakeholders from the Fire Protection Associations, landowners like forestry companies and government and the media attended the...


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as well as the communities around our bases.

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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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