Fire warning

2008-09-02 00:00

THE fires which have ravaged the province this past weekend carry a stark warning: in the present tinder-dry conditions, any naked flame of any sort is extremely dangerous. And if the worst happens, farmers have to help themselves and each other, with valuable support from organisations such as NCT Forestry and Fire Stop. But not from the government. More than a year after the fires that ravaged the midlands last June, farmers who suffered damages have yet to see a cent of the relief they were promised.

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