Union Gas Helps Increase Safety Awareness Through a $1,500 Grant To Edwardsburgh Cardinal Fire Department

Spencerville, ON, November 9, 2017 - Union Gas helps increase awareness of fire prevention measures though a $1,500 grant to Edwardsburgh Cardinal Fire Department. Funding will be used for a community fire safety barbeque targeted to the local community.

Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Cheque Presentation

Names, from left to right: Blair Hiseler, utility service manager, Union Gas, Peter Siemonsen, manager of construction and growth, Union Gas and Fire Chief Brian Moore of Edwardsburgh Cardinal Fire Department

"At Union Gas, safety governs everything we do, whether we are building a pipeline or installing a gas meter at your home," said Blair Hiseler, utility services manager Cornwall, Union Gas. "Because of our safety culture, we make it a priority to support local programs that help enhance community safety."

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal Fire Department is made up of 42 dedicated volunteer firefighters with stations located in Cardinal and Spencerville. Members understand how important it is to educate Township residents in fire safety.

"This generous donation from Union Gas will allow us to host a community BBQ at each of our two fire stations with a focus on the need for properly working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in the home," said Brian Moore, fire chief, Edwardsburgh Cardinal Fire Department. "Educating the public on the dangers of carbon monoxide is important for Edwardsburgh Cardinal Fire Department and for Union Gas, working together we can spread the word about the dangers of carbon monoxide."

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

Edwardsburgh Cardinal Fire Department
Fire Chief Brian Moore
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