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April 12, 2012
Toronto Fire Services to welcome its newest firefighters
Tomorrow afternoon, 40 of the City of Toronto’s newest firefighters will graduate from the Toronto Fire Services recruit training program.

Date: Friday, April 13
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Toronto Fire/EMS Training Centre, 895 Eastern Ave.

The new firefighters' training enables them to perform fire ground and rescue operations including hazardous materials calls, respond to medical emergencies and motor vehicle accidents, perform emergency patient care, educate the public about fire prevention and fire safety practices, conduct inspections and, while in station, maintain firefighting apparatus.

Fire Chief William Stewart will welcome each firefighter and present the hat badges and certificates.

“This is indeed a proud moment for the new firefighters and their families,” said Chief Stewart. “They have come a long way in their training and will proudly serve the citizens of Toronto.”

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 million people. Toronto's government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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