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Press Releases / 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2007

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FIRE COMMISSIONER SCOPPETTA TO PRESIDE AT PROMOTION CEREMONY FOR 106 MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta will preside over a promotional ceremony tomorrow for 106 members of the FDNY. One member will be elevated to the rank of Assistant Chief, one member to Deputy Assistant Chief, 15 members to Deputy Chief, 20 to Battalion Chief, seven to Captain, and 60 to Lieutenant. One member also will be promoted to the rank of Fire Marshal and one member to Marine Engineer.

Among the members scheduled for promotion is Battalion Chief Jay Jonas, a 27-year veteran who, along with fellow members of Ladder Company 6, escaped the collapse of the World Trade Center's north tower on Sept. 11, 2001.  Trapped for hours in Stairwell B, Jonas and his firefighters helped rescue an employee of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

All of the newly promoted members will be assigned to various units throughout the City.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Chief of Department Salvatore J. Cassano and many other members of the FDNY and their families

WHAT:

Promotional Ceremony for 106 members of the FDNY

WHERE:

Queens College – Colden Center, 6530 Kissena Blvd. near the Long Island Expressway Flushing, NY

WHEN:

Friday, May 11, 2007 at 1:00 p.m.

 

 

**Photo-Op

Press Contact: Francis X. Gribbon & Eileen Ramos, (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

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