U.S. Ecology donation will allow fire department buy residential detectors

Photo by Sue Suchyta Alex Hurley (left), U.S. Ecology director of Government and Community Relations, and Douglas Krouse (right), general manager, present Taylor Deputy Fire Chief Steve Pochron with $1,500 for the  purchase of residential smoke detectors and other fire department equipment.

Photo by Sue Suchyta
Alex Hurley (left), U.S. Ecology director of Government and Community Relations, and Douglas Krouse (right), general manager, present Taylor Deputy Fire Chief Steve Pochron with $1,500 for the purchase of residential smoke detectors and other fire department equipment.

By SUE SUCHYTA
Sunday Times Newspapers

TAYLOR – A $1,500 donation by U.S. Ecology, a national hazardous waste and compliance company with a Taylor location, will enable the Fire Department to purchase residential smoke detectors and other equipment.

At the Nov. 20 City Council meeting, U.S. Ecology Taylor General Manager Doug Krouse and Livonia-based Director of Government and Community Relations Alex Hurley presented Mayor Rick Sollars and Deputy Fire Chief Steve Pochron with a check.

Krouse said U.S. Ecology’s Taylor site’s main source of business is industrial cleaning and transportation, and employ 131 people in southeast Michigan.

Sollars thanked the company officials on behalf of the city.

“Thank you for being great partners with the city of Taylor,” Sollars said. “We look forward to a continued relationship.”

(Sue Suchyta can be reached at sue.suchyta@yahoo.com.)

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