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Press Releases / 2008 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 20, 2008

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FDNY HOSTS 8TH ANNUAL EMT/PARAMEDIC COMPETITION

The New York City Fire Department will host the 8th Annual EMT/Paramedic Competition tomorrow at the MetroTech Commons in Downtown Brooklyn. The event is a part of National EMS Week 2008 -- which runs from Sunday, May 18 to Saturday, May 24 – that is designed to promote public safety, attract potential EMS recruits and celebrate the work of more than 3,000 members of the FDNY Emergency Medical Service.

During the intense competition tomorrow, approximately 54 FDNY EMS emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics from across the City will test their life-saving skills against one another in a series of real-life scenarios that includes mock patients.

WHO:

FDNY EMTs, paramedics and many members of the FDNY EMS Command

WHAT:

8th Annual EMT/Paramedic Competition

WHERE:

MetroTech Commons
9 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 8 a.m.

 

 

***Photo-Op

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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