Local Fire Departments launch ‘Spring into Summer Safety’ Campaign

Posted on Tuesday April 30, 2024

Pickering, ON, April 30, 2024 – Fire and Emergency Services in Durham Region and Kawartha Lakes have partnered with Enbridge Gas to promote spring and summer safety tips on local radio stations.

From May 3 to June 29, radio ads featuring representatives from Enbridge Gas and the team of public educators from local Fire Services departments will promote the warm weather safety tips on KX96 New Country FM, 94.9 The Rock, 107.7 FM, and 1580 AM CKDO.

This year’s campaign will include the following Fire Services departments: Pickering, Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Kawartha Lakes, Oshawa, Scugog, Whitby, and Uxbridge. The radio ads will promote fire safety messages to the residents of Durham Region, as well as the surrounding communities in Ontario.

Visit pickering.ca/fire to learn more about fire safety.


“At Enbridge Gas, safety underpins everything we do. We value the leadership and commitment to safety demonstrated by our Municipal Fire and Emergency Services in Durham Region, evident in the innovative safety programs they provide for the community. We’re proud to support these efforts, including the Spring into Summer Safety radio campaign.” - Steve McGivery, Director of Operations Strategy & Transformation, Enbridge Gas Inc.

“We are proud to participate in the annual Spring into Summer Safety campaign. Through this partnership, we’re sharing critical fire safety tips to keep community members safe and informed during a time of year when there’s typically an increase in fire-related emergencies.” – Fire Chief Steve Boyd, Pickering Fire Services


As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 100,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. An award-winning municipality, Pickering is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre has been designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub, and continues to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences at the heart of a vibrant, connected, and engaged community.

Media Contact:                                                                                    

Nicole Hann
Coordinator, Public Affairs & Corporate Communications | Office of the CAO
905.420.4660 ext. 2028  |  1.866.683.2760