The Forest Fire Association (FFA) is a private forest fire fighting organisation which was started in 1976 in the Eastern Transvaal province of South Africcovering a total land area of 5 million ha of which 600,000 ha are planted with trees. FFA’s main base is situated at the town of Nelspruit with three regional bases at Peat Retief, Warburton and Tzaneen. These regional bases have permanently staffed operation centres with aircraft based between 1 June and 31 October every year. The FFA operates off 60 secondary bases from which water, chemicals, and aircraft fuel are available. They are ideally not more than 20 km apart.
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|Physical address||1 Power Lane
|Postal Address||PO Box 15052, West Acres|
|There are similar associations countrywide.|