Media Advisory
June 21, 2024

On Sunday, June 23, the City of Toronto will hold a ceremony to honour the addition of 11 names of fallen firefighters to the Memorial Honour Roll. The service will include remarks and the laying of wreaths by Mayor Olivia Chow, Fire Chief Matthew Pegg, members of Toronto Fire Services, representatives of the Toronto Professional Fire Fighters Association, family members and other related associations.

Date: Sunday, June 23

Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Toronto Fire Services Station 334, 339 Queens Quay W.

Toronto Firefighters along with their families and friends gather annually for this ceremony of remembrance. Since 1848, a total of 338 firefighters have died in the line of duty while protecting lives, property and the environment in Toronto. Line of duty deaths include deaths related to illness or incident in the course of firefighting duties.

Toronto is home to more than three million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse and livable cities. As the fourth largest city in North America, Toronto is a global leader in technology, finance, film, music, culture and innovation and climate action, and consistently places at the top of international rankings due to investments championed by its government, residents and businesses. For more information visit the City’s website or follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

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