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Public Safety Council donates $50,000 in honour of Rich Morris

June 26, 2012, Toronto – The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Public Safety Council presented a cheque for $50,000 Tuesday to the Sunnybrook Foundation in honour of fire-safety and smoke-alarm pioneer Rich Morris, who died in May.

June 26, 2012
By Olivia D'Orazio

June 26, 2012, Toronto – The Ontario Fire Marshal’s Public Safety Council presented a cheque for $50,000 Tuesday to the Sunnybrook Foundation in honour of fire-safety and smoke-alarm pioneer Rich Morris, who died in May.

Fire Marshal Ted Wieclawek (second from left) said the money will be used to fund a three-year study on the impact of residential sprinklers on safety, health and the economy. Pictured with Wieclawek are (left) Rob Gottschalk with the  Sunnybrook Foundation, Patsy Morris, Joanne Banfield, manager, Sunnybrook RBC First Office for Injury Prevention, and Al Speed, director and vice chair of the Fire Marshal’s Public Fire Safety Council.

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Photo courtesy Ontario Office of the Fire Marshal

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