Media Advisory
October 6, 2020

Toronto Fire Services will be joined by Canada First Alert to donate smoke alarms to three identified communities. The Deputy Chief of Community Risk Reduction will also speak about a joint initiative aimed at eliminating deaths from fires in Toronto.

First Alert Canada is generously donating 300 smoke alarms to three organizations that all help serve and support their communities: ABRIGO Centre, Davenport Perth Neighbourhood & Community Health Centre and West Neighbourhood House. The goal is to ensure that these communities have working smoke alarms and have access to important fire safety information and other necessary resources.

Date: Wednesday October 7, 2020
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Toronto Fire Station 345, 1285 Dufferin St., Toronto

Physical distancing and public health precautions will be enforced. A mask or face covering is required.

Toronto Fire Services is pleased to acknowledge First Alert Canada as an important partner whose ongoing commitment and effort helps ensure that all residents of Toronto have the required smoke alarms needed to stay safe.

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District Chief Paul Catchpole
Toronto Fire Services