FIREHOUSE SUBS PUBLIC SAFETY FOUNDATION OF CANADA AWARDS $46,000 TO CLARINGTON FIRE DEPT.
Firehouse Subs donates $46,000-plus to Clarington Fire for industrial gear washer
Clarington Emergency and Fire Services received a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada for $46,612.50 to purchase a specialized, industrial gear washer.
“On behalf of Clarington Fire, I want to thank the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada for this sizeable grant. This new industrial washer will ensure that our firefighters have equipment that is properly sanitized to help minimize their exposure to dangerous carcinogens and toxins,” said Clarington Fire Chief Mariano Perini.
Clarington Fire purchased the professional cleaning and decontamination washer used to clean the breathing apparatus and personal protective equipment. The washer uses specialized technology and different wash cycles to clean and sanitize this equipment from cancer-causing toxins and carcinogens.