Municipal equipment worth about R28million has been housed safely in the new fire building that was under construction on the corner of Swartbos and Bettylaan/Avenue front opposite Cosmos Hospital. The building is supported financially by the Nkangala District and Emalahleni Local Municipality. The construction was on phase 1 and was completed by the end of May this year. It is now operational and is able to respond to emergencies such as head on collisions and fire related incidents. The also provides rooms that are used to train different organizations on safe emergency response that may/do take place in the workplace.