Awards Spotlight Provincial Contributions to Fire Safety

    TORONTO, June 28 /CNW/ - Twenty-two Ontario recipients received Fire
Safety Awards today at the 19th annual Fire Marshal's Public Fire Safety
Council's award ceremony.
    "All the award recipients were recognized for taking the responsibility
in their communities to prevent tragic fires, injuries and deaths," said Fire
Marshal of Ontario Pat Burke. "Together, their collective efforts have
significantly impacted public safety in Ontario."
    Categories for awards included Action, Advocate, Partner and Fire
Marshal's Awards for Excellence in Fire Safety. Among the award recipients
were nine children whose quick actions helped to avert potentially life-
threatening situations. The names of the recipients are:

    Sacha Gagnon, age 5, from Timmins
    Destiny Bowles, age 5, from Brampton
    Alex Baron, age 7, from Bewdley
    Allison Mackenzie Gray, age 7, from Hawkesbury
    Michael Gulutzen, age 9, from Huron East
    Kyle D'Emanuele, age 10, from Barrie
    Rebecca McCaig-Morin, age 11, from Wawa
    Ryan Ferris, age 12, from Dundalk
    Sidney Samborski, age 12, from Oakville
    Shon Carroll, 2004 Canadian Grand Champion Elvis Tribute Artist,
    Nadia Cheluk, Etienne Brule Junior School, Toronto
    Janet Cunningham, Chatham-Kent Children's Safety Village
    Bill Hoad, Sarnia Rotary Club Gerry Kelly, Knights of Columbus, Kitchener
    A-Channel News, Barrie
    Canadian Auto Workers Chatham-Kent Locals 35, 127, 351, 580, 1738 and
    Kelsey's Restaurant (Bowmanville)
    The Age Dispatch, Strathroy
    The Villager, Russell Windsor Spitfires Hockey Club
    Nancy MacDonald, prosecutor, Niagara Falls
    Terry Grimes, teacher, Vanier Public School, Brockville

For further information:

For further information: Carol Gravelle, Office of the Fire Marshal,
(416) 325-3138 (cell (416) 427-9795); Janice Johnstone, Office of the Fire
Marshal, (416) 325-3151

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