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2004 Press Releases and Media Advisories

Below are New York City Fire Department Press Releases and Media Advisories for the 2004 calendar year. These releases are in reverse date order and list the date, press release number and press release title.

Date

No.

Title

12/26/04

 

A New Year's Resolution to Keep By Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg

12/26/04

M360-04

Mayor Bloomberg Urges New Yorkers to Adopt Fire-Safety Practices During Cold Weather Months in Weekly Radio Address

12/23/04

M359-04

Mayor Michael Bloomberg And Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announce City On Track For 85-Year Low In Fire-Related Fatalities

12/20/04

354-04

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg And Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Unveil New Mobile Command Center Funded By Bronx Councilwoman Madeline T. Provenzano

12/17/04

M351-04

Mayor Michael Bloomberg And Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Dedicate Memorial Plaque In Honor Of Firefighter Thomas Brick

12/16/04

128-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside at Plaque Dedication Ceremony for Firefighter Thomas Brick

12/15/04

126-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside OVer Graduation Ceremony for 163 Probationary Firefighters

12/08/04

124-04

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta And FDNY Members Pay Final Tribute To Firefighter Christian P. Engeldrum

12/07/04

337

Statement By Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg On Legislation Regarding Firefighter Christian Engeldrum

12/03/04

122-04

Wake and Funeral Services for Firefighter Christian Philip Engeldrum

11/30/04

324-04

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Mourn the Passing of Firefighter Christian Philip Engeldrum Killed in Action While Serving in Baghdad, Iraq

11/29/04

120-04

NASCAR Nextel Cup Champion Kurt Busch to Compete Against New York’s Bravest in a Battle of Speed

11/18/04

119-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside at FDNY Administrative Awards Ceremony

11/17/04

118-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside at Promotional Ceremony for 27 Members of The New York City Fire Department

11/13/04

117-04

Fire-Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Celebrates the Return to Quarters of Ladder Company 25, After Year Long Renovation

11/10/04

116-04

World-Renowned Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan To Perform Benefit Concert For New York's Bravest At Lincoln Center

11/10/04

115-04

Fire Department Stages Second Annual Biopod Exercise As Part Of Bioterrorism Preparedness Plan

11/10/04

 

Governor Pataki Signs Legislation To Provide Enhanced Benefits To Emergency Medical Technicians In NYC

11/09/04

114-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, New York Academy Of Medicine And American Heart Association Announce Results Of The Phenycs Cardiac Arrest Study

11/08/04

113-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, The New York Academy Of Medicine And American Heart Association To Announce Results Of The Phenycs Cardiac Arrest Study

11/03/04

291-04

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta And DDC Commissioner David J. Burney Open First Combined Firehouse And EMS Station

10/29/04

112-04

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Urges New Yorkers To Change Your Clocks And Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

10/20/04

111-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside at Plaque Dedication Ceremony for FF James O'Shea

10/20/04

279-04

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg Warns New Yorkers of the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

10/15/04

108-04

New York City Fire Department Announces Firehouses No Longer Accepting Donations For Hurricane Relief

10/08/04

107-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces 2004 Third Quarter Civilian Fire Fatality Statistics Down Nearly 35% Compared To 2003 Figures

10/06/04

106-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta and Chief of Department Peter Hayden Preside at Expo at Brooklyn’S Metrotech Center

10/06/04

105-04

Dr. Ronan Tynan Announces Concert for the Bravest

10/05/04

103-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside at 97th Annual FDNY Memorial Day Ceremony

09/24/04

98-04

Fire Department and Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs identify additional firehouses as collection points for Hurricane Relief

09/20/04

97-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside at Dedication Ceremony for New FDNY Trench Collapse Simulator

09/17/04

96-04

Fire Department and Department of Immigrant Affairs to begin food collections at firehouses for disaster relief in Grenada and Jamaica

09/13/04

95-04

FDNY Receives Department Of Homeland Security Grant To Take Fire Safety Education Message "On The Road"

09/13/04

94-04

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Opens First FDNY High School For Fire And Life Safety

09/12/04

93-04

FDNY Kicks Off 2004 School Year By Taking Fire Safety Education "On The Road"

09/12/04

92-04

FDNY High School For Fire And Life Safety Opens doors For First Day Of School

09/10/04

91-04

9/11 World Trade Center Health Effects To Be Discussed at Conference Sponsored by FDNY, NYU, Mount Sinai, and E.P.A.

09/10/04

89-04

FDNY Events for September 11, 2004

09/09/04

88-04

New York City Firefighters to Travel West and Rebuild Homes Destroyed in California Wildfires

09/02/04

87-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Officiate at Promotional Ceremony for 41 Fire Department Members

09/02/04

86-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Officiate at Upgrade and Graduation Ceremony for 129 FDNY EMS Paramedics and EMTs

08/17/04

84-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces FDNY Effort to Support New York Blood Center's Precise Match Donation Program

08/11/04

82-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside at Promotional Ceremony for Five Chief Officers

07/19/04

79-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Accepts Donation of New Mobile Command Center from Denis Leary and The Leary Firefighters Foundation

07/18/04

78-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Accept Donation of Mobile Command Center from Leary Firefighters Foundation

07/09/04

77-04

FDNY Unveils 2005 Calendar of Heroes

06/30/04

76-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to present $25,000 check on behalf of FDNY to U.S. Marine and Long Island Volunteer Firefighter Lance Corporal Ian Lennon

06/28/04

75-04

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announce Appoinment of Frank P. Cruthers as First Deputy Fire Commissioner and Peter E. Hayden as Chief of Department

06/24/04

73-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to preside at promotion ceremony for 30 Fire Lieutenants

06/17/04

72-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces Creation of Workgroup to Review Department Substance Policy

06/17/04

71-04

FDNY Officials To Announce The Completed Renovations Of Engine Company 321

06/10/04

70-04

Firefighter Apprehends Purse Snatcher

06/09/04

69-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside at FDNY Officers Management Institute Graduation Ceremony

06/08/04

68-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces the Deployment of Three Haz Mat Technician Engine Companies

06/02/04

M136-04

Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Honor Fire Department Heroes at Medal Day

06/02/04

66-04

FDNY Counseling Services Unit to Share Lessons Learned after 9/11 with Crisis Responders in Northern Ireland

05/27/04

M132-04

Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Preside Over Graduation Ceremony For 233 Probationary Firefighters

05/24/04

60-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Accepts Donation Of New Ambulance Ffrom The General Federation Of Women's Clubs

05/17/04

55-04

The New York City Fire Department Emergency Medical Service Annual EMT/Paramedic Competition

05/17/04

53-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Honors Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians at EMS Medal Day Ceremony

05/16/04

52-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta and the members of the FDNY EMS Command to Attend the FDNY-EMS Medal Day Ceremony

05/14/04

51-04

New York City Fire Department Celebrates National Medical Services Week

05/05/04

47-04

Engine Company 43 Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Serving the Bronx

05/03/04

45-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Attend Tribeca Film Festival Premiere of Documentary Film - ‘Brotherhood’

04/26/04

44-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta and USMA Colonel Russ Howard Preside Over Graduation Ceremony for Combating Terrorism Course

04/16/04

39-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Celebrate The Offical Re-Opening of Engine 1 and Ladder 24 in Manhattan

04/14/04

37-04

Members of the US Navy Ship USS Seattle to Present Flag to Members of FDNY Division 1 and Ladder Company 20 as a Sign of Solidarity to FDNY

04/14/04

36-04

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Officiate at Promotional Ceremony for 25 Members of the Fire Department

04/06/04

35-04

FDNY Awarded Multimillion Dollar Grant from NIOSH to Continue WTC Medical Monitoring

04/05/04

34-04

NIOSH Awards $81 Million Grant to FDNY and Others to Continue WTC Medical Monitoring

04/02/04

33-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Reminds New Yorkers To Change Their Smoke Detector Batteries As They Change Their Clocks

04/01/04

32-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Kicks Off Blood Donation Campaign At Jacobi Medical Center With New York Blood Center And Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion

04/01/04

31-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces 2004 First Quarter Civilian Fire Fatality Statistics Down Nearly 30% Compared to 2003 Figures

03/29/04

30-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces Release Of First FDNY Strategic Plan

03/28/04

29-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta To Release First FDNY Strategic Plan

03/24/04

28-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces Suspensions of Firefighters Involved in New Year's Eve Incident at Engine Company 151/Ladder Company 76

03/08/04

51-04

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg And Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Preside Over Graduation Ceremony For 286 Probationary Firefighters

02/25/04

22-04

25 Members of FDNY and NYPD Detective Steven McDonald to Visit Injured Soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington D.C.

02/23/04

21-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta To Officiate At Promotional Ceremony For 34 Members Of The Fire Department

02/19/04

18-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Presides at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New EMS Station in Rossville, Staten Island

02/18/04

17-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta To Unveil Newly Constructed EMS Station In Staten Island

02/18/04

16-04

FDNY Hosts Youth Exploring Program In Harlem To Encourage Female And Minority Interest In Fire And EMS Career Opportunities

02/12/04

32-04

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta And UFA President Stephen Cassidy Announce Increased Staffing On Fire Engines

02/04/04

14-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Attend Funeral for EMS Division Commander Ulyses Grant

02/03/04

13-04

Fire Marshals Arrest Student In Harlem School Fire

02/03/04

12-04

Fire Marshals Apprehend Suspect In Brooklyn Fatal Fire That Killed Two And Left One Critical

01/31/04

11-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces Stipulation and Agreement Reached with Fire Officer Involved in New Year’s Eve Staten Island Incident

01/30/04

10-04

Mayor Fire Marshals Arrest Brooklyn Man In Connection With Firefighting Equipment Stolen From World Trade Center Disaster Site

01/30/04

09-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces The Death of EMS Division Chief Ulyses Grant

01/20/04

15-04

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Unveil Newly Renovated Firehouse for Engine 282/Ladder 148 in B'klyn

01/14/04

06-04

NYC Fire Department Warns All New Yorkers of the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

01/08/04

05-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Officiate at Promotional Ceremony for 39 Members of FDNY EMS Command

01/07/04

04-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Preside at Ceremony Honoring 112 New Fire Department Emergency Medical Technicians

01/05/04

03-04

Statement From Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta

01/05/04

02-04

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta to Announce Community Partnership Campaign with New York Blood Center

01/02/04

01-04

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