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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Kom kuier by Heroldfees Volgende Week

SUID-KAAP NUUS - Volgende Naweek is dit weer tyd vir die gewilde en groter as ooit Agri Herold-Landboufees by Tuinroete Agri se handelstak op Herold

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Hot on the trail of solutions to the threat of wildfire

The climate dice are loaded in favour of bigger wildfires that are more difficult to control – and unless we develop a greater understanding of how to manage wild fire, it will become increasingly difficult to reduce the damage to people, the economy and the environment.

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SOUTHERN CAPE FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION ASSIST WITH KIANI SATU OIL SPILL

In the early hours of Thursday, the 8th of August, the Kiani Satu ran aground west of the Goukamma River Estuary near Buffalo Bay, Knysna. Carrying 330 tons of heavy fuel oil and 15 000 tons of rice, the vessel suffered damage to the oil tank and started leaking.

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Ruimte Tegnologie teen brande

Slim maniere om te voorkom dat wegholbrande wydverspreide vernietiging veroorsaak, sal nodig work indien klimaatsverandering temperature verhoog en groot gebiede met horingdroë veld laat.

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Blaze in Belvedere

Few natural elements evoke as much awe and spectacle as fire can. When a veld fire erupted in the vicinity of Belvidere on Friday, April 26, several motorists along the N2 lagoon road and to Brenton pulled over to watch the sheer force of the flames as they seemingly effortlessly devoured everything in their path...

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Humidity: 4%
Pressure: 30.12in / 1020hPa (Steady)
Wind: NNE, 0.0mph / 0.0km/h
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Humidity: 50%
Pressure: in / hPa (Rising)
Wind: East, 9mph / 15km/h
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Humidity: 82%
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Wind: ESE, 8mph / 13km/h
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Unknown
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Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 69%
Pressure: in / hPa (Rising)
Wind: ESE, 5mph / 7km/h
Conditions in Bergplaas
Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: 60.6°F / 15.9°C
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Humidity: 54%
Pressure: 30.15in / 1021hPa (Steady)
Wind: NE, 0.6mph / 1.0km/h
Conditions in Bergwater
Unknown
Temperature: 62°F / 17°C
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Humidity: 36%
Pressure: in / hPa (Rising)
Wind: SE, 10mph / 17km/h
Conditions in Arcadia
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Humidity: N/A%
Pressure: -9999.00in / -9999hPa (Falling)
Wind: North, -9999mph / -9999km/h
Conditions in Abramskraal
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Temperature: 65°F / 18°C
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Humidity: 4%
Pressure: in / hPa (Rising)
Wind: WSW, 2mph / 4km/h
Conditions in Covie
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Temperature: 57°F / 14°C
Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 79%
Pressure: 30.17in / 1022hPa (Rising)
Wind: ENE, 6mph / 9km/h
Conditions in Port Elizabeth
Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: 62.6°F / 17.0°C
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Humidity: 78%
Pressure: 30.12in / 1020hPa (Steady)
Wind: SSE, 4.9mph / 7.9km/h
Conditions in East London
Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: 64.2°F / 17.9°C
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Humidity: 62%
Pressure: 30.14in / 1021hPa (Rising)
Wind: ESE, 0.0mph / 0.0km/h
Conditions in Barkly West
Unknown
Temperature: 66.0°F / 18.9°C
Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 4%
Pressure: 26.10in / 883.7hPa (Steady)
Wind: West, 1.3mph / 2.1km/h
Conditions in Bayview
Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: 55°F / 13°C
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Humidity: 94%
Pressure: 30.15in / 1021hPa (Steady)
Wind: NE, 5mph / 7km/h
Conditions in Beacon Island Estate
Unknown
Temperature: 58°F / 14°C
Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 70%
Pressure: 30.18in / 1022hPa (Rising)
Wind: North, 5mph / 7km/h
Conditions in Pretoria
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Humidity: N/A%
Pressure: -9999.00in / -9999hPa (Falling)
Wind: North, -9999mph / -9999km/h
Conditions in Aangenaam
Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: 56.8°F / 13.8°C
Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Humidity: 70%
Pressure: 30.15in / 1021hPa (Steady)
Wind: East, 2.9mph / 4.7km/h
Conditions in Belthorn
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Temperature: 61.0°F / 16.1°C
Conditions: Partly Cloudy
Humidity: 67%
Pressure: 30.19in / 1022hPa (Rising)
Wind: South, 2.7mph / 4.3km/h
Conditions in Avontuur
Unknown
Temperature: 58°F / 14°C
Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 58%
Pressure: 30.17in / 1022hPa (Rising)
Wind: NE, 2mph / 4km/h
Conditions in Askraal
Unknown
Temperature: 57.5°F / 14.2°C
Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 70%
Pressure: 30.23in / 1024hPa (Rising)
Wind: North, 3.2mph / 5.1km/h
Conditions in Karos
Unknown
Temperature: 68.2°F / 20.1°C
Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 12%
Pressure: 30.09in / 1018.8hPa (Steady)
Wind: North, 0.0mph / 0.0km/h
Conditions in Alkmaar
Unknown
Temperature: 63°F / 17°C
Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 85%
Pressure: in / hPa (Falling)
Wind: NNW, 2mph / 4km/h
Conditions in Anysberg
Unknown
Temperature: 58°F / 14°C
Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 51%
Pressure: in / hPa (Rising)
Wind: South, 5mph / 7km/h
Conditions in Germiston
Clear
Temperature: 59.2°F / 15.1°C
Conditions: Clear
Humidity: 89%
Pressure: 30.21in / 1023hPa (Steady)
Wind: NNE, 4.9mph / 7.9km/h
Conditions in Annadale
Unknown
Temperature: 62°F / 16°C
Conditions: Unknown
Humidity: 75%
Pressure: in / hPa (Rising)
Wind: ENE, 6mph / 9km/h

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Southern Cape Fire Protection Association

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· Tel: 044 302 6912
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