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Families Woke Up To A Sh0cking Accident

Accidents and the first ( small) gras fire, the incident has shocked the community members as they woke up to his incident. The morning 08.03 started with a call from mr Jan Louis who saw an motorvehicle accident in Paarl North. mr Louis did not know the address, but could indicate the closest landmark and what happened.

  3 months ago ago
Families Woke Up To A Sh0cking Accident

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Devastating Fire Rips Through Town

The DFW fire and rescue teams around 05.43 hrs, received a call from Paarl fire brigade for assistance with a startup fire in the Paarl Mountain and both acted as first responders to avoid a possible disaster, awaiting deployment of CWDM fire who are finaly responsible for this specific area.

  1 month ago ago
Devastating Fire Rips Through Town

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Families Left Traumatized After Horrific Accident

Terrible accident on the Sonstraal road. Life's lost as disaster struck. Paarl. Around 21.40 Saturday evening, the DFW emergency control received report of a 2 vehicle accident on the Sonstraal road. Immediately all services were alerted and EMS metro responded, as well as SAPS, paarl fire, and 2 DFW EFAR medics.

  3 months ago ago
Families Left Traumatized After Horrific Accident

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A Man Got Sick While At Work And When His Condition Got Worse, This Happened

An early morning emergency call-out was received through the radio of the DFW controlroom. A worried and compassionate farmer alerted a DFW commander as he feared for the health condition of one of his loyal employees and needed help. The area DFW commander K.van Staden ( KD28) requested assistance from DFW KD60 and KD01 regarding the farm worker, reportedly to have a serious medical emergency condition.

  7 months ago ago
A Man Got Sick While At Work And When His Condition Got Worse, This Happened

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Woman's Back & Neck Injured After This Happened

woman falls of wall, injuring her neck and back. Paarl, 6 October 2021 On the 4th October, the DFW emergency radio was used by a resident in the rural area on the Du Toit Kloof Pass road, requesting immediate assistance from the DFW ( EFAR) Emergency First Aid Responders).

  3 months ago ago
Woman's Back & Neck Injured After This Happened

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Man Barely Escapes With His Life As He Is Missed By A Concrete Slab

Young man (17) seriously injured as concrete slab dropped on him. The incident the shop many members of the public and they have went onto social media in order to comment, about the incident where DFW fire and medical- and Fidelity Adt teams showed their readiness and capabilities.

  1 month ago ago
Man Barely Escapes With His Life As He Is Missed By A Concrete Slab

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Elderly Man Breaks Bones And Waits Hours For An Ambulance, Sparking Media Outrage.

You are lucky smart and well of, when your security company has a direct link with the DFW Fire and rescue group in Paarl. Elderly man breaks bones (ankle) outside on stoep and awaiting ambulance, needs medical care. Paarl, 1st July 2021. The DFW emergency radio network was activated by the Fidelity Adt officer in Paarl, requesting medical emergency assistance for one of FADT clients.

  6 months ago ago
Elderly Man Breaks Bones And Waits Hours For An Ambulance, Sparking Media Outrage.

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Family Left Traumatized After A Fire Broke Out

Devastating house fire in Pelikaan straat area creates misery. Paarl, 19 October 2021. The fast response by Paarl Fire brigade and somewhat later assisted by the volunteer DFW fire and rescue crews, could unfortunately not prevent the complete burning of informal structures and a house. The DFW got the fire reported by DFW members, who saw smoke.

  3 months ago ago
Family Left Traumatized After A Fire Broke Out

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Man Arrested After Being Caught Stealing At A Farm

Alleged Criminal detained again after theft on farm, by DFW and Fidelity Adt forces. Local community assisted in the wild chase through area ward 28 Paarl, more than 5 teams involved in pursuit in Paarl, 15th October 2021. A local culprit does not seem to learn, that not only the DFW and Fidelity Adt have an eye on him, but that also the local community has had more than enough of his actions, pressing a unneccesary negative postmark on the ward.

  3 months ago ago
Man Arrested After Being Caught Stealing At A Farm

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Raging Inferno Destroys Homes And Everything On Its Path

Inferno in Lantana area causing havoc. Many structures lost, leaving a great number homeless. The DFW volunteer Fire and rescue group to assist Drakenstein fire with multiple trucks and lines. Around 19.30, the joint fire fighting forces of Drakenstein Fire, Cape Winelands Fire and DFW fire, rushed to a quickly spreading informal settlement fire at No.13a and b, Plumbago street, Paarl East, whereby a great number of dwellings were alight.

  3 months ago ago
Raging Inferno Destroys Homes And Everything On Its Path

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Heroic Man Saves Baby From A House Fire

The fire was not unexpected by the local people or when it struck the area they were forced to quickly evacuated out of the premises, however other people were completely inconvenience because their fire caught them off guard so they had to seek out the help of other ordinary members to assist them.

  2 months ago ago
Heroic Man Saves Baby From A House Fire

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Family Left Devastated When They Arrived At Their Home

House fire in pouring conditions and in remote area, quickly under control! To be directly linked to the DFW fire and rescue group control centre paid off well for residents of a farm dwelling at the lustiganroad in rural Paarl. Around 21.25 the owner requested assistance by DFW emergency vhf radio, with a house fire, which manifested between the ceiling and the roof.

  4 months ago ago
Family Left Devastated When They Arrived At Their Home

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Vehicle collides with cow on N1 Paarl offramp 62.

Further 5 cows crossing N1 cause extreme concern. Near miss with trucks and other vehicles. Fast response by multiple DFW emergency teams prevents further accidents. 1 cow euthanized and 1 vehicle damaged, other cows retrieved and back at owner. Paarl, 29th June 2021 The DFW emergency radio got alerted by a member regarding noticing an accident just happened and cows on the N1.

  6 months ago ago
Vehicle collides with cow on N1 Paarl offramp 62.

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Good News To Everyone Who Lives In A Farm This Fire Season.

The fire season started... Please make sure any Fire Response Vehicle can find and reach your (farm) house or dwelling in Paarl, 13th October 2021. As the temperatures rise and grass turns yellow, the DFW fire fighting response vehicles have been made ready. But did you know, that a house fire duplicates in size and heat, every 30 seconds.

  3 months ago ago
Good News To Everyone Who Lives In A Farm This Fire Season.

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Vehicle Collides With Road Work Truck On N1 Paarl Area.

Mother injured, baby fine. Paarl, 26th June 2021 The DFW emergency control network got alerted by JF towing, as medical assistance was needed on the N1, involving a young mother and her 8 month old baby. The DFW control was requested to alert ambulance services, while the DFW EFAR crews already were on their way.

  6 months ago ago
Vehicle Collides With Road Work Truck On N1 Paarl Area.

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Suspect Breaks Into Home Of A White Woman.

What to think, when an " alleged " trespasser, threatens an elderly farm owner and impersonates being a security employee, is detained by DFW and Fidelity ADT reaction officers on site, but finaly released and escorted out of area, as waiting any longer for SAPS was not an option.

  6 months ago ago
Suspect Breaks Into Home Of A White Woman.

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The hero of the day-Brave man faces house fire to save baby, sustains severe burns

A Paarl inhabitant took a chance with his life on Friday to save a child in a consuming house, supporting extreme consume wounds simultaneously. As per NPO Drakenstein Farm Watch (DFW), a fireman and clinical salvage bunch in Amstelhof in the Western Cape, the fire was brought about by a flame falling over not long before 12 PM.

  2 months ago ago
The hero of the day-Brave man faces house fire to save baby, sustains severe burns

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Hero of the day-Brave man faces house fire to save baby, sustains severe burns

A Paarl occupant took a chance with his life on Friday to save a child in a consuming house, supporting serious consume wounds simultaneously. As indicated by NPO Drakenstein Farm Watch (DFW), a fireman and clinical salvage bunch in Amstelhof in the Western Cape, the fire was brought about by a flame falling over not long before 12 PM.

  2 months ago ago
Hero of the day-Brave man faces house fire to save baby, sustains severe burns

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Emergency Services Were Dispatched When Reports Of A Woman Suffering Heart Attack Came In

Emergency medical response by DFW crew turns rather emotional. Woman in her mid forties residing in Lantana area Paarl East, suffered from heartpalpertations, fearing a heart attack, after traumatic events involving her grandchildren. Paarl, 5th July 2021 An emergency call was received at the DFW control centre, regarding emergency medical care involving a middle aged woman, possibly having a heart attack.

  6 months ago ago
Emergency Services Were Dispatched When Reports Of A Woman Suffering Heart Attack Came In

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Elderly man injured and dehydrated for days without help.

DFW volunteers to the rescue. Paarl, 24th June 2021 The DFW emergency network got a request for assistance, regarding an elderly man, who was found under his bed and who was aparently unresponsive and injured. Upon arrival a complete state of disaster was found. The house was full of garbage, dirt and rotten food.

  7 months ago ago
Elderly man injured and dehydrated for days without help.