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March 5, 2009
Fire Services: Project Zero
  
Toronto Fire Services will launch a new fire and life safety program designed to help protect people from residential fire deaths, with the goal of reducing Toronto’s fire death rate to zero. This program is called Project Zero.

Date: Monday, March 9
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Toronto Fire and EMS Training Centre, 895 Eastern Ave. (parking on site)

Many people are still dying in preventable residential fires. Project Zero will help protect Toronto homes and families that do not have working smoke alarms installed.

Toronto Fire Chief Bill Stewart, along with Janet Holder, President of Enbridge Gas Distribution, and Pat Burke, Ontario Fire Marshal, invite the media to attend the launch of this new program -- the first of its kind in Toronto.

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. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. 2009 marks the 175th anniversary of Toronto's incorporation as a city. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact:
Toronto Fire Services Media Line: 416-338-0763



 

 

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