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Press Releases / 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 10, 2008

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FDNY, Congressman José E. Serrano and FDNY Foundation
to Unveil New Fire Safety Campaign

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta and FDNY Foundation Chairman Stephen L. Ruzow will join Congressman José E. Serrano, (NY-16) tomorrow in the Bronx to unveil the largest fire safety campaign in the history of the FDNY and its non-profit arm, the FDNY Foundation. The cutting-edge campaign is funded through a major grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Prompted by a tragic fire in the Bronx that took the lives of nine children and an adult in March 2007, the Sound the Alarm campaign features a series of powerful advertisements and public service announcements educating the public on the importance of smoke alarms and how to properly maintain them.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Chief of Department Salvatore J. Cassano, FDNY Foundation Chairman Stephen L. Ruzow, Congressman José E. Serrano and other Fire Department Officials

WHAT:

Unveiling of the largest fire safety campaign in the history of the FDNY and its Foundation

WHERE:

Quarters of Engine 68 / Ladder 49 – 1160 Ogden Avenue. Bronx, NY

WHEN:

Monday, February 11, 2008  -  1:00 p.m.

 

 

*** Photo Op

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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