Update on controlled fires planned in George for August 2016 

AUGUST 10, 2016

The George Municipality Fire Brigade on Wednesday confirmed that controlled fires on the east side of the mountain at the Garden Route Dam will take place on Thursday subject to prevailing weather conditions. 

"The controlled fires will be handled by the George and Eden District Fire Brigades and Working on Fire (WoF) teams," the municipality said.

"The fires will be monitored 24 hours. Regular inspections will be done by Senior Personnel. Controlled burns will be done throughout August.

"For inquiries call George Fire Brigade directly at 044 803 6311."