Welcome to the Southern Berg FPA website.

The Southern Berg Fire Protection Association is responsible for the co-ordination and management of rural fire activities undertaken within the boundaries of the Kwa Sani, Ingwe and Umzimkhulu Municipalities of KwaZulu-Natal.

The Southern Berg FPA was established in 2007 and was formed to allow the participants to enhance effective fire prevention, protection, suppression and other fire control measures within the respective areas at risk from uncontrolled fires for the good of the local community in general.

The Southern Berg FPA is responsible for ensuring facilities and resources are available for the reduction, readiness, response and recovery from any forest or rural veld fire incident.

The area of operation is centred on the town of Underberg and is approximately 299,067.8 hectares and made up of agriculture, forestry and conservation.