Union Gas Supports Augusta Fire Rescue With $1,500 Grant

Prescott, ON, October 31, 2017 - Union Gas supports the Township of Augusta with a $1,500 grant to Augusta Fire Rescue for firefighter training.

Augusta Fire Rescue Cheque Presentation

Names, from left to right: Peter Siemonsen, manager construction & growth, Union Gas; Blair Hiseler, utility services manager Cornwall, Union Gas; Bill Buckler, deputy mayor, Township of Augusta and Rob Bowman, fire chief, Augusta Fire Rescue

"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 our local firefighters, helping to ensure the safety of the community."

Augusta Fire Rescue is made up of 37 volunteer firefighters who provide relevant and proper training that is essential to ensuring the safety of firefighters and quick and efficient response to residents.

"This generous donation from Union Gas helps to ensure that all members of Augusta Fire Rescue receive adequate training to ensure their safety," said Rob Bowman, fire chief, Augusta Fire Rescue. "Through providing appropriate training we are able to provide the best service to our residents and we can thank Union Gas for assisting in this."

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 Augusta
Ashleigh Trickey
Operations and Fire Services coordinator
Ph: 613 925-4231 ext. 101

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