News Release

June 7, 2017

Seniors' safety in spotlight as Toronto Fire Services launches month of safety awareness programming

Toronto Fire Services kicked off its 11th annual Safety Awareness Month initiative today with a safe seniors symposium at Toronto City Hall.

Today's event in the council chamber opened with an address by Councillor Josh Matlow (Ward 22 St. Paul's), Toronto Seniors Advocate, and by Fire Services Division Chief Stephen Welowszky. Other Fire Services staff and the Toronto Police Service, Toronto Public Health, the City's Transportation Services division and the Office of Emergency Management made presentations. Interactive displays were another feature of the event.

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