Passing of Ottawa Fire Prevention Officer Arthur Herscovitch.

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We are saddened to communicate Arthur’s sudden passing, on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the age of fifty-five. Aurthur was an active member of Ottawa’s Public Education team.  He started with Ottawa in Fire Communications and transferred to their Prevention Division as a Fire Prevention Officer in 2003. 

The OMFPOA would like to extend our condolences to Arthur’s family and our collegues at Ottawa Fire. 


OMFPOA Executive on behalf of all of our members.