Union Gas Supports Township Of Norwich Fire Service With $1,500 Grant For Safety Equipment

Burgessville, ON, November 0, 2017 - Union Gas supports Township of Norwich with a $1,500 grant to Fire Service for safety equipment.

Norwich Fire Service Cheque Presentation

Names, from left to right: Steve Neutel, captain station 3 Burgessville, Norwich Fire Service; Geoff Buckrell, district chief station 3 Burgessville,  Norwich Fire Service ; Paul Groeneveld fire chief, Norwich Fire Service and  Jeremy Reimer, utility services manager Simcoe, Union Gas

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

The Norwich Fire Service is made up of approximately 72 volunteer fire fighters and equipping them with up to date and modern safety equipment is important for their safety and well-being. Safety equipment includes extrication tools, rope rescue equipment, generators and personal protective 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 Paul Groeneveld, fire chief, Township of Norwich. "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

Township of Norwich Fire Service
Paul Groeneveld
Director Fire and Protective Services
Ph: 519 468-2410

For more information, visit www.norwich.ca.