City of Mississauga

City of Mississauga

October 21, 2009 11:52 ET

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services Opens Ontario-Wide Incident Command Symposium

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 21, 2009) - Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services will host a two-day Incident Command Symposium featuring noted incident command lecturer, retired Phoenix Fire Chief Alan Brunacini, and his two retired sons. The symposium, which is open to all Ontario emergency response agencies, focuses on training for safer and more consistent local hazard zone procedures to help reduce risks to firefighter safety and improve incident outcomes.

"Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services is proud to provide this advanced training symposium and are pleased to welcome the expertise of the Brunacini family to our city," said Mississauga Fire and Emergency Chief John McDougall. "This training will provide our responders with instruction that establishes the highest standards and best practices of incident command response."

The symposium is entitled "21st Century Incident Command Training -
Supporting Safe and Effective Incident Commanders in Your Organization."

Sunday, October 25, 2009, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(official welcome at 8:30 a.m.)
Monday, October 26, 2009, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Official welcome features remarks from:
Mississauga Fire Chief John A. McDougall
Retired Phoenix Fire Chief Alan Brunacini
Retired Deputy Nick Brunacini
Retired Captain John Brunacini

Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre
6750 Mississauga Road (Mississauga Road and Argentia Road)
Mississauga, ON, L5N 2L3

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 730,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 61 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Mississauga prides itself on enhancing its citizens' quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment. Mississauga's commitment to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility reflects the City's motto: "Leading Today for Tomorrow."

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