IMPORTANT NOTICE:FIRE PROHIBITION PERIOD

The Eastern Cape Provincial Disaster Management Centre (EC-PDMC) a directorate within the Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) in conjunction with the Eastern Cape Umbrella Fire Protection Association (ECUFPA) hereby advises that no burning or open fires as defined are permitted as from the 1st August 2015 until the 31st October 2015, for Amathole District; Chris Hani District; Joe Gqabi District;  O.R. Tambo District; Alfred Nzo District ; Sarah Baartman District and the Buffalo City Metro.  No burning or open fires as defined is permitted as from 1st December 2015 until the 31st March 2016 within the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipal area, unless a notice in this regard is issued to lift the prohibition or permission is granted in terms of this notice. Continue reading