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Press Releases / 2008  

2008 Press Releases and Media Advisories

Below are New York City Fire Department Press Releases and Media Advisories for the 2008 calendar year. These releases are in reverse date order and list the date, press release number and press release titles.

Date

No.

Title

12/21/08

87-08

Commissioner Scoppetta Joins The New York State Honorary Fire Chiefs Association to Present Second Annual Scholarship Award

12/18/08

88-08

Annual Staten Island Burn Center Toy Drive Held In Memory Of Lt. Robert J. Ryan Of Engine Company 155

12/16/08

86-08

FDNY Officials Testify on Fire Safety Issues to City Council; Local Students Tour FDNY’s Mobile Fire Safety Experience

12/14/08

84-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Graduation Ceremony for 286 Probationary Firefighters

12/10/08

82-08

Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Graduation Ceremony for 127 Members of the FDNY Emergency Medical Service

12/09/08

81-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 32 EMS Lieutenants

12/07/08

79-08

FDNY to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Battalion 52 and Engine Company 274

12/04/08

78-08

Commissioner Scoppetta Announces Fire Unit Night Closings To Begin January 17

12/04/08

77-08

Commissioner Scoppetta To Announce Nighttime Fire Company Closures Today At 11 a.m. at FDNY Headquarters

11/23/08

75-08

Funeral Arrangements for Lt. Robert J. Ryan, Jr.

11/23/08

74-08

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Commissioner Scoppetta Announce the Death of Lieutenant Robert J. Ryan Jr.

11/17/08

70-08

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR FIREFIGHTER JAMEL M. SEARS

11/17/08

69-08

Former NY Giants Quarterback And Hall Of Famer Y.A. Tittle Joins Commissioner Scoppetta Monday At FDNY Fire Zone To Support The Chiefs’ Smoke Alarm Initiative

11/13/08

68-08

5-5-5-5 Wake and Funeral Arrangements for Firefighter Jamel M. Sears

11/13/08

67-08

FDNY Holds Citywide Drill on Simulated Outbreak of Biological Agent

11/11/08

66-09

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces Death of Probationary Firefighter Jamel M. Sears

11/06/08

66-08

Whitestone Man Arrested For Arson To Queens Diner

11/05/08

65-08

Gen. Victor Renuart, Head Of U.S. Northern Command And North American Aerospace Defense Command, Meets With Commissioner Scoppetta And Chiefs Tomorrow To Discuss Disaster Preparedness And How Local And Federal Agencies Work Together On Homeland Security Issues

11/04/08

64-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 68 Fire Officers

10/30/08

63-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Reminds New Yorkers And Students From The Holy Cross School To Change Their Smoke Alarm Batteries When They Change Their Clocks This Weekend

10/21/08

62-08

FDNY to Celebrate The 100th Anniversary of Engine Company 273 and Ladder Company 129

10/19/08

61-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 10 Members of the FDNY EMS Command

10/16/08

60-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Lay Commemorative Wreath Marking The 42nd Anniversary of The 23rd Street Fire

10/03/08

56-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta And Chief Of Department Cassano Host Fire Prevention Expo At Rockefeller Center

09/19/08

54-08

FDNY to Celebrate The 100th Anniversary of Engine Company 271 and Ladder Company 124

09/18/08

53-08

FDNY Firehouses to Receive New Fire Safety Education Kits

09/17/08

52-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Announces Opening Of New Quarters For Marine Company 3 At Kingsborough Community College In Brooklyn

09/17/08

51-08

FDNY And Stephen Siller Foundation Unveils FF Stephen Siller Sept. 11 Memorial Statue

09/14/08

50-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Graduation Ceremony for 122 Members of the FDNY Emergency Medical Service

08/31/08

 

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Announces Deployment of FDNY Resources to Gulf Coast in Advance of Hurricane Gustav

08/22/08

48-08

NYC to Shanksville, Pa., Motorcycle Run

08/21/08

47-08

Release of the FDNY's Safety Command Report for 130 Liberty Street

08/12/08

45-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 34 Members of the Fire Department

08/01/08

43-08

FDNY to Mark 30th Anniversary of The Walbaum’s Fire

07/16/08

42-08

Engine Company 65 to Receive Grant for New Equipment

07/01/08

40-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Joint Promotion and Graduation Ceremony for Members of The FDNY Emergency Medical Service

06/25/08

38-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at First Ever Graduation Ceremony for Students from FDNY High School

06/24/08

37-08

FDNY to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Engine Company 303 and Ladder Company 126

06/18/08

36-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 33 Members of The Fire Department

06/16/08

35-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Graduation Ceremony for 78 Members of The FDNY Emergency Medical Service

06/13/08

34-08

FDNY Holds 7th Annual Blessing Of The FDNY Marine Fleet

06/04/08

212

Mayor Bloomberg And Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Honor Members Of The Fire Department At 139th Medal Day

05/20/08

31-08

FDNY Hosts 8th Annual EMT/Paramedic Competition

05/18/08

30-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at 14th Annual FDNY EMS Second Chance Brunch

05/16/08

29-08

FDNY Celebrates EMS Week 2008

05/13/08

28-08

FDNY Unveils New Citywide Posters Celebrating EMS Week 2008

05/07/08

27-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 21 Members of the Fire Department

05/06/08

26-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Announces Citywide Expansion Of New Dispatch Program

05/02/08

25-08

FDNY and The National Guard to Hold Joint Training Exercise

03/28/08

23-08

FDNY Hosts South Carolina Students Who Raised Money for a New FDNY Ladder Truck After 9/11

03/25/08

22-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 30 Members of The FDNY

03/13/08

21-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Hosts Annual FDNY Foundation Humanitarian Awards Dinner

03/12/08

20-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta To Preside At Graduation Ceremony For 78 Members Of The FDNY Emergency Medical Service

03/11/08

19-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta To Announce $40,000 Grant for FDNY High School

03/10/08

18-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Dedicates Plaque in Memory of Fallen FDNY Paramedic Deborah Reeve

03/07/08

17-08

FDNY and FDNY Foundation Team Up To Remind New Yorkers to Change Your Batteries When You Change Your Clocks

03/03/08

16-08

FDNY Reminds New Yorkers to Change Their Smoke Alarm Batteries When Changing Clocks This Weekend

02/10/08

13-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 26 Members of the Fire Department

02/10/08

12-08

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

01/27/08

09-08

FDNY and New York Blood Center Honor Bone Marrow Donors and Recipients

01/09/08

04-08

FDNY Fire Marshals Arrest 13-Year-Old Girl Who Set Her Homeroom Class on Fire

01/08/08

009

Mayor Bloomberg Speaks at Funeral Service for Fire Lieutenant John Martinson

01/06/08

004

Mayor Bloomberg Discusses Public Safety And Public Health Acheivements In Weekly Radio Address

01/06/08

02-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Announces Response Times Drop for Second Consecutive Year in 2007

01/02/08

01-08

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside At Promotion Ceremony for 41 Fire Department Members

 

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