Minister Honouring Western Cape Fire Fighters

On 15 April 2015, Mr Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs held an event in the Good Hope Centre in Cape Town where he thanked the firefighters of the Western Cape for their work and devotion during the fire season.

Overberg District Municipality was awarded a certificate of appreciation for outstanding services rendered in fighting the veld fires in the Western Cape during March 2015.  Our commitment and dedication will continue to create safer communities for all South Africans.  

The event was attended by Mr Reinard Geldenhuys in his capacity as Chief Fire Officer, Overberg District Municipality and Mr. David Josephs, the Divisional Officer for Caledon.

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Mr David Josephs accepted the certificate on behalf of the Overberg District Municipality.