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Kwanokuthula

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Nature's Valley

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Wittedrift

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Harkerville

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Important numbers

Emergency Hotline0800 029 999
WhatsApp Support Line 060 012 3456
Provincial Hotline021 928 4102
Bitou Municipality (Customer Care)044 501 3174/5
Fire / Rescue044 533 5000
Ambulance (Private)072 054 9110
Law Enforcement044 501 3240
Ambulance 10177
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Harkerville
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Important numbers

Emergency Hotline 0800 029 999
WhatsApp Support Line 060 012 3456
Provincial Hotline 021 928 4102
Bitou Municipality (Customer Care) 044 501 3174/5
Fire / Rescue 044 533 5000
Ambulance (Private) 072 054 9110
Law Enforcement 044 501 3240
Ambulance 10177

Fire and Rescue Services

Introduction

Bitou Fire and Rescue Service is responsible for two primary functions strategic objective to we provide emergency response for a myriad of calls, mostly fire suppression and technical rescue; and to provide locally mandated fire prevention services which includes, fire safety inspections, fire code enforcement along with public education and awareness.

Mission

To save life, property and the environment.

Task

  • Respond to all types of fires.
  • Respond to all types of incidents/emergencies.
  • Respond to specialized rescue incidents.
  • Respond to neighboring municipalities to assist with mutual assistance.
  • Respond to hazardous incidents.
  • Miscellaneous assistance to people.
  • Fire prevention inspections.
  • Scrutinizing of building plans/relation to fire designs.
  • Training projects for community and staff.
  • Promote Public Safety
  • Expand knowledge about the dangers of fire to the community
  • LINKS: Notices: ban on control burns, fire works and Chinese lanterns
  • Information: Fire Prevention and Safety – rural fire safety / informal settlement fire safety

Chief Fire Services
Hedley Venter
Telephone: 044 501 3230
Emergency: 044 533 5000
Email: hventer@plett.gov.za

Legislation:  

ByLaws .

  • Codes/regulations… (SANS 10400, 10087, 10089 – fire safety by laws submitted)

Web Links:

SCFPA  

Last published 26 July 2022