Southern Cape Fire Protection Association


These following links play an essential role in strengthening the SCFPA and its operations. We can't thank our partners, sponsors and friends enough for all their help. We hope we will be able to help you in the time of crisis. All these organisations work too a common goal; to stop and prevent unwanted fires and to better the ecological value of the vast hectares covered by the SCFPA. Please visit their individual websites to learn more about them.


The Advanced Fire Information System(AFIS) is a satellite bases fire information tool that delivers locations of active fires via email, Twitter, XMPP and cell phone text messages across the globa.



Cape Nature
CapeNature is a public institution with the statutory responsibility for biodiversity conservation in the Western Cape. It is governed by the Western Cape Nature Conservation Board Act 15 of 1998 and mandated to: promote and ensure nature conservation; render services and provide facilities for research and training; and generate income.

Cape West Coast Fire Protection Association
The CWCFPA was officially registered in September 2009, but have been operating along the West Coast since early 2007 - You can visit their site by clicking on the link above.

Each reserve within the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency boasts its own unique visitor experience with a wealth of flora and fauna and accommodation to suit your adventure style. Our inland game reserves are alive with an energised array of animal and plant habitats, while our coastal waters are teeming with life.

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Garden Route District Municipality

Visit their website for more information on their services.

Garden Route Environmental Forum

The Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF) is a regional forum for collaboration in conservation, adaptation and community interaction

The GREF is a public platform and think tank for national, regional and local government, conservation bodies, academics, the media, landowners and land managers, active in the full spectrum of environmental matters in the region.

The GREF is supported by the Garden Route District Municipality: Environmental and Disaster Management, the Fund for the Reconstruction of Knysna and the Eden District (FRKED), the Southern Cape Fire Protection Association (SCFPA) and the Southern Cape Landowners Initiative (SCLI) Secretariat. 

The Garden Route is a popular and scenic stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa. It stretches from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River which is crossed along the N2 coastal highway over the Paul Sauer Bridge in the extreme western reach of the neighbouring Eastern Cape.

Greater Cederberg Fire Protection Association

The Greater Cederberg Fire Protection Association (GCFPA) helps landowners to prevent, manage and suppress wildfires by practising Integrated Fire Management (IFM). We aim to protect lives, livelihoods, property and the environment. We serve the entire West Coast District Municipality and some areas of the Cape Winelands District Municipality (Drakenstein and Witzenberg Municipal areas).


Kishugu - the Swahili word for an anthill - was formerly known as the FFA Group of Companies - internationally acknowledged implementers for over a decade of the award-winning South African Government's Working on Fire (WoF) Programme.
Kishugu which has its roots in forest and wildfire fighting, suppression and prevention, is set to light up the global stage with its international experienced and strategic approach to integrated fire management (IFM) and a wide range of related services provided by 12 aligned divisions.

MTO Forestry / Cape Pine
MTO Forestry is committed to sustainable forestry for the health of the environment and the economy. MTO Forestry owns 14 pine plantations between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.

Richmond Fire Protection Association

The FPA does not necessarily do the physical fire fighting for members, but provides support services . Such as 24 Hr Dispatch/ Call centre for all emergencies or back up assistance , Co-ordination of back up assistance, Weather information, the issuing of alerts for bad days and no burning days, burning permits during local and national fire probations’ but according to rules and regulations of local FPA - You can visit their site by clicking on the link above.

South Africa National Parks
South African National Parks, (SANParks), manages a system of parks which represents the indigenous fauna, flora, landscapes and associated cultural heritage of the country. Of all the national parks, most have overnight tourist facilities, with an unrivalled variety of accommodation in arid, coastal, mountain and bushveld habitats.


Working on Fire
Working on Fire is a South African, government-funded, multi-partner organisation focused on Integrated Fire Management and veld and wild firefighting. - You can visit their site by clicking the link above.

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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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