TORONTO, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Larry Gordon of Blackburn Radio will
receive a Fire Safety Award from the Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety
Council at a ceremony on June 12, 2013 in Toronto. The annual Fire
Safety Awards recognize outstanding contributions to fire protection
and prevention in Ontario.
Larry Gordon is the News Director of Blackburn Radio in Sarnia. For the
past nine years, Gordon has helped Sarnia Fire Rescue Services deliver
valuable fire safety messages throughout the community.
Gordon hosts a segment on his station called Larry's Comment, where he offers remarks about news stories of the day. In stories
related to fires, Gordon always manages to include a fire safety
message in his reporting, especially about the importance of working
Gordon keeps in close contact with Sarnia's Public Education Officer Tom
Marshall and is always willing to promote fire department events and
initiatives to the more than 100,000 listeners in the
"Larry Gordon recognizes that constant reminders are the key to
long-term behaviour change," said Ted Wieclawek, Ontario Fire Marshal
and Chair, Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council. "Sarnia Fire
Rescue Services is fortunate to have such a committed media partner to
assist them with their public education efforts."
The Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council gratefully acknowledges
the support of its sponsors in this event: Technical Standards and
Safety Authority, The Co-operators Group, Kidde Canada Inc., Home Depot
of Canada Inc., Proctor & Gamble Inc., Electrical Safety Authority, CSA
Group, Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., Roxul Inc. and Underwriters'
Laboratories of Canada.
SOURCE: Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety Council
For further information:
Carol Gravelle, Office of the Fire Marshal, 416-325-3138