News Release

October 4, 2017

Toronto Fire Services announces enhanced service delivery

Toronto Fire Services (TFS) is pleased to announce that all TFS fire trucks now carry Naloxone for use by trained firefighters for patients suffering from a suspected opioid overdose.

"The administration of Naloxone by trained TFS staff will enhance the level of service TFS provides to the public," said Fire Chief Matthew Pegg. "Acknowledging the urgent public health crisis across Canada and the marked increase in opioid-related emergencies in Ontario, TFS, in alignment with the current tiered response protocols, will enhance service delivery through the administration of Naloxone."

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