Talk to the 2007 Fire Chief of the Year - Randy Wolsey, Edmonton Fire
EDMONTON, Oct. 6 /CNW/ - October 5-11 is Fire Prevention week across
Canada. Edmonton Fire Chief Randy Wolsey has become a national voice for
increasing fire safety in our cities.
Named 2007 Fire Chief of the Year, Wolsey has been involved in fire
service for 35 years and has headed Edmonton's Fire Department since 2001.
Chief Wolsey was successful in developing an e-leaning training program;
increasing staffing levels by approximately 150 firefighters and having City
Council endorse a Fire Rescue Master Plan. A well-known public speaker in the
firefighting world, Chief Wolsey has spoken at expert gatherings across North
Randy Wolsey, Fire Chief of the Year from The City of Edmonton is
available for interviews and can provide comment and examples about:
- The importance of an escape plan and why you should review, update
and practice it.
- Building new homes with preventative measures that help contain a
fire if one starts
- The best ways to prevent house fires including, cooking, candle and
- Heating your home safely and efficiently.
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For further information: To request an interview or for more information
please contact Jennifer Ritchie, (416) 504-8464 or