Haily Brown to act as Fire Chief for the Day 

Media are invited to join ten year old Haily Brown, winner of this year’s “Fire Chief for the Day” contest, tomorrow afternoon as she fulfills her duties as the Town’s Fire Chief. 

  • 12:30 p.m. Ajax Deputy Fire Chief Mike Gamba and Sparky to pick up Haily at St. James Catholic School (10 Clover Ridge Drive West) 
  • 1:05 p.m St. James Catholic School to participate in school fire drill. Chiefs Brown and Deputy Gamba to oversee evacuation 
  • 1:30 p.m Arrive at Ajax Fire Station Headquarters (900 Salem Rd. N.) 
  • 2:00 p.m Chief Brown to meet with representatives and receive prizes from Ajax Fire and Emergency Services, McDonald’s Restaurant and Wal-Mart 
  • 2:30 p.m Meet with Ajax Mayor Steve Parish at Town Hall (65 Harwood Ave. S.) to receive additional prizes 
  • 2:45 p.m Arrive at Ajax Fire Station #2 (435 Monarch Ave) to tour station and meet staff 
  • 3:15 p.m Arrive at Ajax Fire Station #1 (40 Westney Rd N) to tour station and meet staff 
  • 3:45 p.m. Arrive at McDonald’s Restaurant (222 Bayly St. W.) for dinner 
  • Haily’s poster, illustrating her knowledge of the importance of preventing kitchen fires, was chosen among more than 270 submissions. 


Media Contacts: 

Kyle Chamberlain, Fire Prevention Inspector, 905-686-6052 

Jim Siddall, McDonald’s Restaurants of Ajax, 905-686-2616