CASHMERE AVIATION operates its own 1821
Bambi Fire Bucket which holds 900 liters of
water as well as a fire retardant dispenser
which is located inside the helicopter.
We provide an emergency response ex
Kimberley Airport (FAKM) for all grass and bush
fires in the Northern Cape area.
Assistance is also offered to all game
reserve land owners for firefighting
emergencies that may occur, as well as
creating safe passage for game during severe
Managing Pilot Warren N van der Weide
actively assists the Working on Fire
programe regularly flying sorties to combat
bush fires around the country.
As part of a multi-disciplinary team of
pilots, ground crew and support staff, the
Fire programme provides vital
firefighting support to ground teams in
their efforts to extinguish out-of-control
wild fires across South Africa.