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Press Releases / 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9, 2007

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FDNY TO CELEBRATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY
OF ENGINE COMPANY 299

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta tomorrow will join the officers and members of Engine Company 299 in Fresh Meadows, Queens, as they celebrate 100 years of dedicated service to the community.

A plaque will be dedicated at the quarters of Engine Company 299/Ladder Company 152 to honor three members who died in the line of duty – Firefighter John J. Whelan of Ladder Company 152 who died on May 31, 1930, Firefighter John W. Eiserman of Engine Company 299 who died on Dec. 14, 1945, and Firefighter Paul C. Wrigley of Ladder Company 152 who died on May 16, 1958.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Assistant Chief of Operations Robert Sweeney and many other FDNY officials, firefighters and their families

WHAT:

Celebration for the 100th anniversary of Engine Company 299 and plaque dedication for three members who died in the line of duty

WHERE:

Quarters of Engine Company 299/Ladder Company 152
61-20 Utopia Parkway, Fresh Meadows, NY

WHEN:

Tuesday, July 10, 2007, at 11 a.m.

 

 

*** Photo Op

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

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