08 May 2018
International Firefighters’ Day
Activity-filled weekend honours firefighters
Hosting firefighters from across the Western Cape, International Firefighters’ Day was celebrated with a range of activities on Friday and Saturday (4 and 5 May 2018). The event commemorated the deaths of firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty and honoured those who continue to fight the good fight. Festivities was kicked off with a parade through the streets of George on Friday afternoon in which fire trucks from municipalities across the province drove through town. Activities at the Garden Route Mall of Saturday included a multidisciplinary obstacle course challenge, a rescue demonstration and potjiekos competion. The George Municipality Fire Department won the potjiekos competition and the obstacle course challenge was won by Eden District Fire Department.
The George Municipality thanks the following sponsors . Your ongoing support is heart-warming and a great encouragement to our firefighters.
A special thanks to Oakhurst Insurance for being there always. For financial support, much love and endless effort – you leave our firefighters speechless in gratitude.
Thank you also to RAMCOM, ISP, Yvonne Labuschagne, R&S, George Rotary, George Used Car Parts, Star Truck, Safari, Loerie Bakery, Fancourt, Mountain View Resort, Coca Cola, Henties Juice, TATA, Nissen, George Lodge, Protea Outeniqua, Town Lodge George, Mr Ice, J&B, South African Breweries, Watsons Meat, Spur, KFC, Barnetts, Food Lovers Market, Highway Fisheries, Pick n Pay Minimarket, Penguin Gas, Oubaai, AutoZoneMidas, Runner LiquorsMargot Swaiss and Characters Printing.Last published 08 May 2018