Welcome to the Greater East Griqualand FPA website.

The Greater East Griqualand Fire Protection Association is responsible for the co-ordination and management of rural fire activities undertaken within the boundaries of the Greater Kokstad and Matatiele Municipalities of KwaZulu-Natal.

The Greater East Griqualand FPA was established in 2005 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 Greater East Griqualand 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 Matatiele and Kokstad and is approximately 942,302.8 hectares and made up of agriculture, grassland and conservation.