Our Crest - Town of Gravenhurst

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Our Crest

Our fire department crest is a symbol of service in our community. Gravenhurst Fire Department Crest

  • The crown represents "Loyalty and Integrity".
  • "UT ALII VIVANT" is the Gravenhurst Fire Department’s motto in Latin and means "That Others May Live."
  • The laurel leaves on the outside of the crest are leaves of victory.
  • In the center of the crest is the Canadian Fire Service badge.
  • This emblem contains the maple leaf inside the Maltese Cross.
  • The Maltese Cross is the symbol of protection with the eight points of the cross representing observation, tact, sympathy, gallantry, perseverance, loyalty, dexterity and explicitness.
  • It means that the firefighter who wears this cross is willing to lay down his or her life for you.