Union Gas Supports Township of Morley Fire Department With $1,000 For The Purchase of Firefighting Equipment

Stratton, ON, December 4, 2017 - Union Gas supports Township of Morley Fire Department with a $1,000 grant to purchase specialized firefighting equipment.

Township of Moley Fire Department Grant Announcement

"At Union Gas, safety governs everything we do, whether we are building a pipeline or installing a gas meter at your home," said Duane Harris, utility services manager, Union Gas. "Because of our safety culture, we make it a priority to support our local volunteer firefighters, helping to ensure the safety of the community."

The Township of Morley Fire Department is made up of approximately 17 volunteer fire fighters and equipping them with up to date, modern personal protection is important for their safety and well-being. Personal protection equipment (PPE) includes bunker gear, boots, gloves, balaclavas and high visibility clothing.

"This generous donation from Union Gas helps to strengthen our collaborative partnership. Training and awareness, related to the safe handling of natural gas, is important for the fire department and for Union Gas," said Ken Haw, fire chief, Township of Morley Fire Department. "Working together we are better equipped to keep our community informed and safe."

About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017, and has assets of $8.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com.

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For more information, contact:

Union Gas Limited
David Primorac
External Communications and Media Relations
Ph: 519 436-4600 ext. 5002058
djprimorac@uniongas.com

Township of Morley Fire Department
Ken Haw
Fire Chief
Ph: 807 483-5337
townshipofmorely@gmail.com

For more information, visit townshipofmorley.ca.