Southern Cape Fire Protection Association

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The Southern Cape Fire Protection Association (SCFPA) established ...


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Southern Cape Fire Protection Association

The Southern Cape Fire Protection Association (SCFPA) was established and registered in 2007. The SCFPA is also a registered Non Profit Company and a Public Benefit Organisation, which operates in an area from Witsand, along the Breederiver, North to the Swartberge – all along the Swartberge to the East and down South, towards Plettenberg Bay (EDEN Districts Municipality) as well as in the Eastern Cape, the Tsitsikamma, Langkloof and Baviaanskloof. ± 4 million Hectare.

Our primary objectives are to (a) empower local communities in assisting them to become more aware of the risks of fire, (b) capacitate them to act proactively to reduce the hazards and vulnerability of assets, and (c) allow them to act as a first response to fire emergencies. In doing so, communities become safer and are more prepared in the event of a fire emergency. Through the creation of an enabling framework and greater awareness, fewer ignitions will result in less spread and easier suppression of veld fires.



  • WCUFPA Administrative Manager position available. Please click on personnel & vacancies under SCFPA overview.
  • We would like to inform all that Eden District Municipality has decided, in light of recent increase of wild veld fires, to lighten the burden of fire suppression costs on the landowners, through the following methods:

1. Ferry of Eden Fire and Rescue services resources to the fire and 
back are FREE 
2. The first hour on the fire line is FREE
3. After an hour the costs will be carried by the landowner (does not 
affect the free ferry back)
4. To SCFPA members: You will receive a 50% DISCOUNT on the fire suppression cost, should it go over 1 hour. 

This strategy is to motivate landowners to phone the Eden Fire and Rescue services, as well as the SCFPA, to stop fires before they get out of control. 

Thanks to Eden DM for helping landowners to protect their property.

044 805 5071


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Southern Cape Fire Protection Association
Private Bag X12, Knysna 6570 · Tel: 044 302 6912 · Fax: 086 616 1682


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Southern Cape Fire Protection Association

· Private Bag X12, Knysna 6570
· Tel: 044 302 6912
· Fax: 086 616 1682

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