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Press Releases / 2005 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15, 2005

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

SECOND DEPLOYMENT OF FDNY RESOURCES TO NEW ORLEANS FOR HURRICANE KATRINA DISASTER RELIEF

Firefighters from first deployment also scheduled to return tonight

The New York City Fire Department today will send a second deployment of personnel to New Orleans to continue to provide assistance to the New Orleans Fire Department in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. More than 135 FDNY personnel will be deployed to assist in fire suppression activities and responses to other emergencies throughout New Orleans .

WHO:

Deputy Assistant Chief Ronald Spadafora and FDNY members being deployed

WHAT:

Second Deployment of FDNY Resources to New Orleans

WHERE:

John F. Kennedy International Airport , Jet Blue Terminal

WHEN:

Thursday, September 15, 2005 at 1:00 PM (Flight Scheduled for 2:00 PM )

Contact: Francis X. Gribbon and Virginia Lam (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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