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 10 Year Celebrations


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 Enterprise Development

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 Working on Fire Programme


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Working on Fire (WoF) was launched in September 2003 as part of the South African Government's initiative to create jobs and to alleviate poverty. Today WoF employs more than 5000 young men and women who have been fully trained as veld and forest fire fighters and are stationed in more than 200 teams throughout South Africa. WoF addresses the prevention and control of wildland fires to enhance the sustainability and protection of life, proverty and the environment through the implementation of Intergrated Fire Management (IFM) practices.
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WoF Managing Director Year End Message 2013

WoF honours Madiba 

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 Winter Fire Season


Keep updated with the latest fires, see our daily fire summary


 WoF Bases


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 Daily Provincial FDI


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 News clippings

 Summer Fire Season '13/'14

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Latest News

Enterprising fire fighters spead their wings
Enterprising fire fighters spead their wings

The Department of Environmental Affairs’ Programme: Working on Fire (WoF) is not only helping to f [ ... ]

WoF creates 22 jobs
WoF creates 22 jobs

The Department of Environmental Affairs’ Programme: Working on Fire (WoF) in conjunction with Cape [ ... ]

Our People

Vuyo Poponi

Coming from a very disadvantaged background, it was not easy for Vuyo to get where he is t [ ... ]

Tembela Mtshotishisa

“Nothing comes easy in life”, says Tembela, who has had to work hard to get where he i [ ... ]


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