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ATCO Gas donation supports Carbon Fire Department


Efforts by the Carbon Fire Department to better equip its volunteer firefighters received a $1,000 boost from ATCO Gas today during Alberta Fire Safety Week (October 3-9, 2010).

The Carbon Fire Department will use the funds to equip and maintain its “bush buggy”; a specialized extended cab pickup with a custom skid-load pump/tank unit. The specialized vehicle is used for wild-land fires that are in locations that regular fire trucks cannot access.
    “At ATCO Gas, safety is a core value and we are particularly pleased to support one of Alberta’s many volunteer fire departments which, like ATCO Gas, is deeply committed to the safety of the communities it serves,” says Brian Hahn, President, ATCO Gas. “Our support of the Carbon Fire Department will ensure they have the needed tools and equipment to protect the homes, property and lives of local residents.”
     “We are grateful for ATCO’s financial support and ensuring our equipment is properly maintained and ready to effectively respond during these critical situations,” says Todd Somers, Carbon Fire Department chief. “We are also appreciative of their volunteer and in-kind contributions as partners of the region’s emergency response network and as members of the community.” 
    ATCO Gas provides safe, reliable natural gas distribution to more than one million customers in nearly 300 communities across the province and is part of the ATCO Group of Companies. ATCO Group, with more than 7,500 employees and assets of approximately $9.9 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction), Structures & Logistics (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement) and Technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at

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