Firefighters Praised for Kindness: "Saving Lives to Fixing Potholes"

Firefighters Praised for Kindness: "Saving Lives to Fixing Potholes"

- Mosala Lawrence and two of his colleagues worked together to fix a pothole on the N8 highway

- Mosala, Jonathan Boucher and Clinton Lemmetjies are firefighters from the Botshabelo Fire Brigade

- The trio noticed that a large pothole was causing issues with tyres and decided to do their best to help

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Mosala Lawrence is a firefighter for the Botshabelo Fire Brigade. Mosala stated in a post shared online, that he and two other people from his shift worked together to fix a massive pothole that has caused people to lose their tyres.

Mosala said that the pothole was between Botshabelo and Bloemfontein on the N8 highway. Mosala long with Jonathan Boucher and Clinton Lemmetjies decided to take matters into their own hands.

The group of firefighters bought bags of concrete mix which they used to fix the pothole.

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Fire brigade works together to fix a pothole: cool quote
Mosala, Jonathan and Clinton are three selfless firefighters who worked together to fix a pothole on the N8 highway. Image: Mosala Lawrence
Source: Facebook

Read Mosala's full post shared to the #ImStaying group below:

"Somewhere along the way, we must learn that there is nothing greater than to do something for others. We took initiative as a shift from Botshabelo fire brigade to fix a pothole. The pothole was between Botshabelo and Bloemfontein on the N8 highway.
"We bought bags of concrete mix to fill up the hole. People lost tyres due to the pothole. Problem fixed. Well done firefighters Jonathan W Boucher and Clinton Lemmetjies. Very proud of my shift."

Highly impressed South Africans took to the comment section under the post to share their pride at the selfless act. Read some of the comments below:

Jo-Anne Schoeman said:

"Finding a solution to the problem. Well done gentlemen."

Segale Mogale wrote:

"From saving lives to fixing potholes... You are the best. Salute."

Marje Wilson shared:

"That is wonderful. Well done to the Firemen!"

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Eldette Davie added:

"That's awesome, thank you for being so thoughtful."

In similar news, previously reported on a group of women who work together to remove plastic from different beaches. Jansie Smith shared a post on Facebook's #ImStaying group about the ladies.

Jansie says the ladies work on their knees the entire day, going from one beach to another. The ladies are trying to clean up raw plastic that has made it's way into SA's oceans. Jansie thanked them for saving the planet.

The post gained over 4 500 likes on Facebook and Stayers took the opportunity to thank the ladies and commend them for their selfless acts.

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Source: Briefly News

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