National Commander of the UPN Fire Volunteer Campaign
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
Sandton Fire Dept (SA) Divisional Commander
Midrand (SA) Fire Chief
Roodepoort (SA) Divisional Commander
Intensive training as fire-fighter/ paramedic. 9 yrs of academic study. BSc Fire Tech and 3 Yr Diploma (Fire Tech).
I was appointed Head of Department at age 28 - the youngest professional fire chief ever in South Africa. During our very stormy political eighties (before the release of Mr Mandela) I commanded a task force of 180 fire-fighters/paramedics - attended to approx 800 structural fires and 7,000 injured/DOA in seven years.
Fire Safety Consultant
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
I joined as a military fire recruit during my military training in 1973. Loved it ever since. I am the founder and National Commander of the UPN Fire Volunteer campaign.
Why I Love Fire/EMS
It's still boiling in my veins, saturating my soul after so many years!
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Hi daar Wynand,
Ek was vreeeeeslik lank laas op FFN soos jy kan sien. Ek vra omverskoning.
As wat wil jou seun volunteer, Brandweer of kapelaan? Jy kan my kontak op my cell as jy wil. 0829343379
Lekker dag, Kapelaan Gerta