Ontario Fire Departments Recognized for Community Education and Safety

 

               

 

Ontario Fire Departments Recognized for Community Education and Safety

The inaugural First Alert/ BRK Partnership Awards for outstanding support in community education and safety were handed out in November.
 
(Brampton, ON, Nov 30, 2014) – First Alert, Canada’s trusted name in fire safety, and BRK, the professional standard, have announced the winners of the inaugural Partnership Awards. The awards recognize support from Fire Services partners in furthering the education and safety of the communities they serve.
 
“We are excited to recognize the Fire Services and Fire Department workers who have committed to what has become an outstanding partnership in an effort to further Fire Safety education, reduce the number of tragedies, and increase overall community safety in the communities they serve.” states Jim Rotz, president of First Alert Canada and BRK Canada’s parent company Jarden Branded Consumables Canada.  “It is our goal that these awards will serve to strengthen these important partnerships in an effort to reduce fire related tragedies in Ontario”.
 
The Ontario Association of Fire Chiefs views the partnership awards as an opportunity for Fire Services members to share best practices and keep Canadians safe. The full list of winners for the 2014 awards includes:
 
Fire Safety Support: Meaford and Ottawa
Retailer Support: Brantford and Brampton
Zero Waste Leadership: Huntsville and Kenora
Highest Volume Fire Department: Richmond Hill and London
Fire Prevention Leadership: Sudbury, Mississauga, and Barrie
 
About First Alert
Founded in 1958 First Alert introduced the first battery operated residential smoke alarm. Today First Alert is Canada’s most recognized and trusted fire safety brand. First Alert designs and develops innovative safety solutions including a comprehensive line of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, fire extinguishers and escape ladders to protect what matters most. For more information, visit http://www.firstalert.ca
 
About BRK
For over 50 years BRK has made home safety products exclusively for the electrical and commercial channels in Canada. BRK designs and develops innovative safety solutions including a comprehensive line of smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, making installations and servicing simple and hassle free. For more information visit http://www.brkcanada.ca
 
Media Contact:
Catherine Shaw
Senior Director, Marketing
Jarden Branded Consumables Canada
(905)488-7271

cshaw@jardenbc.com

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