Southern Cape Fire Protection Association

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The SCFPA relies heavily on its partners, members and other landowners. The best way to reach all of these people and most importantly; the not-yet members is through news articles in local newspapers. In these news articles we give the people information about the SCFPA, its advantages and how we can assist, as well as highlights of recent fires, prevention strategies, acknowledgements, training, threats etc. We usually post in the following newspapers and/or websites: Suid-Kaap forum, George Herald Express, Knysna-Plett Herald, AgriEDEN website, AgriEco, Landbouweekblad, Working on Fire newsletter and website. As well as EDEN FM radio station.

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SCFPA Fire is their business, Prevention is their passion

The Southern Cape Fire Protection Association (SCFPA) was established in 2007 as a Section 21 NPO, operating in the Eden District from Riversdal to Tsitsikamma, and Langkloof and Biaviaanskloof in the north.

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FPA could save landowners millions (Extended)

A few days ago dave hodgson, a lucerne and cattle farmer in the Langkloof, lost a pipeline and his fences in a fire ignited by lightning. "I would have lost much, much more without the Fire Protection Association (FPA)," he says.

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Wild-fire warning to George land owners

GEORGE NEWS - Paul Gerber, head of the Southern Cape Fire Protection Association (SCFPA),
says the table is set at George and surrounds for the perfect wild-fire storm.

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Firefighting course for landowners

SOUTHERN CAPE NEWS - The Southern Cape and Greater Cederberg Fire Protection Association
(FPA) offer courses in basic firefighter training to landowners and their staff, and participants say
the courses are 'a must'.

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Firebreaks: Act according to the rules

AGRICULTURE NEWS - The National Veld and Forest Fire Act 101 of 1998 requires landowners to
prepare a firebreak on their side of the boundary where there is a reasonable risk of veldfire.

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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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