TORONTO, Dec. 3 /CNW/ -
What: The holiday season typically is one of the deadliest times
of the year for home fires. In the first two weeks of
November alone, eight people died in fires across Ontario.
The fire service in Ontario is extremely concerned that this
holiday season could be the deadliest one yet. The Office of
the Fire Marshal and Toronto Fire Services will conduct fire
safety demonstrations to provide people with fire safety
tips to survive the holidays.
Who: Pat Burke, Ontario Fire Marshal
Bill Stewart, Fire Chief, Toronto Fire Services
When: Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 10 a.m.
Where: Toronto Fire Services Fire Station No. 334
339 Queens Quay West, Toronto, Ontario
(South of Lake Shore Blvd., East of Bathurst St.)
Media Note: Three homes near the fire station will be available for
individual media demonstrations. Further details about the
locations and times of the demonstrations will be available
at the news conference.
For further information:
For further information: Gina Pontikas, Office of the Fire Marshal:
(416) 325-3155; Chris Slosser, Office of the Fire Marshal: (416) 325-3120