June 16, 2015 - The second annual School Fire Safety Awards were presented to two local schools this week. The awards recognize the school and respective Principal who have shown leadership and commitment to promoting and practicing Fire Safety to a high degree and Fire Code compliance.

The Awards were presented to:

  • Principal Letizia Tremonti of St. Martin Elementary School, and
  • Principal Coral Charlton of Westgate High School 

"Thunder Bay Fire Rescue hopes these awards encourage continued support and implementation of fire safety practices in all schools," said Deputy Fire Chief Dave Paxton. "Principals Tremonti and Charlton provide a great example to all schools in the community. Making the correct decision in an emergency situation under challenging circumstances demonstrates their commitment to student safety."

Thunder Bay Fire Rescue wishes all students a safe and enjoyable summer.

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Contact:  Anthony Stokaluk, Public Education Officer - Thunder Bay Fire Rescue, 625-2802, cell 631-7033 or astokaluk@thunderbay.ca