New WoF Flying Crewmen ready to tackle the challenge

New WoF Flying Crewmen ready to tackle the challenge

Five WOF participants recently graduated as helicopter flying crewmen. Five former Working on Fire (WOF) crew leaders recently graduated, from helitack team members, to flying crewmen (FCs). They are now ready to help improve operational safety by offering much-needed...
No ecosystem on earth is safe from climate change

No ecosystem on earth is safe from climate change

If carbon emissions continue to grow, anyone who works with the land could face ‘unprecedented challenges.’ If climate change continues unabated, nearly every ecosystem on the planet would alter dramatically, to the point of becoming an entirely new biome, according...
Appreciation from North West Province Umbrella FPA

Appreciation from North West Province Umbrella FPA

Appreciation letter from North West Province Umbrella Fire Protection Association Good morning all I want to express my appreciation on the honour that has been bestowed on me in attending another passing out parade at the academy and to deliver the keynote address....
Kishugu Aviation Demonstration 2018

Kishugu Aviation Demonstration 2018

Ever wondered what goes into a successful aerial firefighting mobilisation? Watch to see these aircraft in action during a recent demonstration. Recent News Wildfire Ready? Kishugu hosts Air Tractor Expert to visit Northern clients Kishugu Lowveld Air Show – Winner of...
Strong winds fuel fires in the Lowveld

Strong winds fuel fires in the Lowveld

Lowvelders experienced an abnormal hot Winter’s day on Tuesday, 07 August 2018 with temperatures reaching 32 degrees by midday. With an FDI already sitting high at 65 orange the chance of runaway fires was further increased by the sudden gusts of strong winds over the...