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happy new year 2019

The FPASA would like to wish you and yours a very happy and prosperous New Year. 

Please click on the link for our 2019 prospectus.

For course prices/ quotes, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (011 397 1618/19)

Please note college administrators will be availble from 07 Jan 2019 - but you can still email us and we will attend to your enquiry within the week.  

2019 Course Prospectus

06-07 December 2018 was used strategically to host a 2 day workshop by the National Task Team to enhance funding of Fire Services. The event was hosted at the FPASA in Boksburg. This was a commendable event, geared at unpacking critical issues impacting the fire services and all stakeholders present added considerable value. 

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In July 2018, the FPASA provided free Workplace Firefighting and Breathing Appartus training to the municipal managers of Namakwa. 

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Latest News

  • New administrator vacancy - posted 28 April 2021

    The Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa (FPASA) is seeking an Administrative Officer to join our team and support our daily office duties. A successful Administrative Officer will act as the point of contact for all employees and clients, providing administrative support and managing their queries. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your CV. 

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  • Hydrants (water infrastructure)

     

    We have been talking a lot about hydrants these past couple of days, unfortunately inspired by the Charlotte Maxeke Hospital fire. Whilst we cannot comment on what went wrong for that specific incident because we have not conducted a fire investigation at those premises, we thought it would be useful to circulate some information on fire flow and hydrants. Please note that extracts of tabulated data are sourced from SANS 10090: Community Protection Against Fire.

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  • Firebreak Preparation

    Minimum width of 15 meters, however this could be extended depending on the gradient of a location, wind conditions, combustibility of the fuel material, as well as flame height conditions. ‚Äč

    Full 2004 SANParks Report here. 

    Full 2017 Santam Report on "Mega Fires".

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