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KZNFPA Report

22 Jul 2016, Posted by admin in Safire News

BACKGROUND In 1954 the Midlands FPA was established and some 30 years later later, became known as the KwaZulu- Natal Fire Protection Association.  As regional Fire Protection Associations were established and were registered by DAFF, throughout the Province, KZNFPA applied to DAFF and became the…

Shiselweni Fire Awareness Day – 7 July 2016

22 Jul 2016, Posted by admin in Safire News

On Thursday, 7 July 2016, the community of Shiselweni braved cold temperatures to convey a message: Prevent Wild Fires. The fire awareness day has become an annual event in Nhlangano (Swaziland) and is driven by local government, the local forestry companies, business and the local…

A tribute to Stuart McMurray

22 Jun 2016, Posted by admin in Safire News

Stuart with his beloved wife Colleen.   A tribute to Stuart McMurray It is with sadness that we note the passing of Stuart McMurray, a long-standing Safire board member, after a short illness.  A dedicated farmer, Stuart actively participated on many of the timber industry…

Cape Epic Release

04 May 2016, Posted by admin in Cape Epic, Safire News

Team Safire – Warren Price and Andy Davies – discuss the challenges of the Absa Cape Epic 2016 Safire Insurance proudly sponsored Team Safire, namely 2015 KZN Veteran’s Men’s MTB Champion Warren Price and his partner Andy Davies, in the daunting Absa Cape Epic, which…

Fire season 2016

22 Apr 2016, Posted by admin in Safire News

Simon Thomas, Operations Manager for the Kwazulu-Natal Fire Protection Association (Firestop), warns, “The 2016 fire season promises to be one of extremes, mainly due to the ongoing drought caused by one of the strongest El Nino events in many years being experienced over large areas…

Reading road signs

26 Jan 2016, Posted by admin in Safire News

We pass them every time we travel on a main road or highway, but how many drivers actually understand the information that is shown on a road sign? When you know what it is that you are reading about, it can be very useful. Have…

David Frank Forbes Earl – a tribute

08 Dec 2015, Posted by admin in Safire News

David Earl was born in Durban on 31 January 1929, the only son of Ernst and Myrtle Earl, sugar cane farmers in the Natal Midlands. David’s only sister, Jane, passed away approximately 15 years ago. David was a “Merky mud rat”, attending Merchiston Preparatory School…