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November 16, 2007
Toronto Fire Services Career Preparation Course
Toronto Fire Services is offering a 12-week Career Preparation Course in February 2008 for people 18 years of age and older who want to learn about the various careers available with the Toronto Fire Services.

The curriculum includes hands-on fire services training at one of the City’s training centres delivered by professional firefighters. The course provides an introduction to a variety of relevant fire service information and practical experience.

The 12-week course is being offered on the following dates in 2008:
- Beginning February 12 - Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and one Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Beginning February 13 - Wednesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., and one Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Both sessions take place at the Special Operations Training Centre, 200 Bermondsey Rd., south of Eglinton Ave. E. and east of the Don Valley Parkway.

For more information about the course, including how to apply, call 416-392-FIRE (3473) or visit The registration deadline is noon, Wednesday, December 12.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years, Toronto has won more than 70 awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact:

Captain Ron Barrow, Toronto Fire Services, 416-338-9522,



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