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Aerial Fire Fighting Heroes Keep Wildfires At Bay!

Aerial Fire Fighting Heroes Keep Wildfires At Bay!

The biggest advantage of this project is the limited chain of authorisation. The quicker we can get the helicopters in the air to ‘fly the fire’, the better the chance of preventing the fire from spiralling out of control.   South Africa (31 March 2022) – When it...
NEWSLETTER MARCH 2022

NEWSLETTER MARCH 2022

The QRF has been deployed on 16 occasions under the Proof Of Concept mandate (figures as at the end of February 2022). A total of 32.1 hours have been flown and 370 loads or 355 200 litres of water and retardant have been dropped on fires. We have managed to very...
NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2021

NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2021

As we begin our 2021/22 fire season there are a number of exciting new developments within our FPA. Firstly, in line with our strategy of becoming more “business” oriented, in order to provide services to our members, we are making available the use of both...
NEWSLETTER MARCH 2021

NEWSLETTER MARCH 2021

Winelands FPA March 2021 News Winelands Fire Protection Association and the Franschoek Neighbourhood Watch collaborate. Over the fire season the fire suppression operations in mountain fires above Le Roux have required the deployment of aerial fire-fighting resources,...
Newsletter October 2020

Newsletter October 2020

Download the PDF of WFPA Newsletter October 2020 here FPA activities: Fire season is coming, it time to ensure that you are prepared. Fire season waits for no one! You must have your firebreaks in place, check the equipment, and ensure you have the proper PPE. We do...