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Press Releases / 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 17, 2007

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FDNY TO CELEBRATE THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY
OF ENGINE COMPANY 293

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta tomorrow will join the officers and members of Engine Company 293 in Woodhaven, Queens, as they celebrate 100 years of dedicated service to the community.

A plaque will be dedicated at the quarters of Engine Company 293 to honor three members who died in the line of duty – Firefighter Ignatius F. Neusch who died on April 13, 1916, Firefighter Joseph A. Scanlon who died on May 13, 1936 and Firefighter Robert W. Johnston, who died on December 31, 1943.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Chief of Department Salvatore J. Cassano, Chief of Operations Patrick McNally, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and many other FDNY officials, firefighters and their families

WHAT:

Celebration for the 100th anniversary of Engine Company 293 and plaque dedication for three members who died in the line of duty

WHERE:

Quarters of Engine Company 293
89-40 87th St., Woodhaven, NY

WHEN:

Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at 11 a.m.

 

 

*** Photo Op

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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