"I'm here with an ambulance, all that I have is medical equipment. These people [police officers] are armed and these people are afraid to the areas - so what does that tell you?" he said in the interviewSome have even gone so far as to suggest that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) be deployed to areas plagued by gangsterism.
"Attacks on firefighters are becoming far too commonplace. If people aren’t stoning the fire trucks, they threaten or harass the firefighters trying to get to the frontline, or even cut their hoses. It’s unbelievable that the very people the firefighters are trying to protect are causing delays, effectively resulting in a much higher cost, both to the affected community and the City," the City's Alderman JP Smith said in a statement. NEW to CompareGuru? CLICK BELOW To Compare Car Insurance In 60 Seconds