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Press Releases / 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 23, 2009

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FIRE COMMISSIONER NICHOLAS SCOPPETTA PRESIDES AT
PROMOTION CEREMONY FOR 25 FDNY MEMBERS

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta will preside over a promotions ceremony at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the FDNY Fire Academy on Randall’s Island for 25 members of the New York City Fire Department.  Ten members will be elevated to the rank of Captain and fifteen will be elevated to the rank of Lieutenant.

“This class represents the future of the Department,” said Commissioner Scoppetta.  “With each passing year we get better and stronger, and it’s because of the work and the commitment our members make to the FDNY and to the city.”

The members promoted today have over 250 years of experience in the FDNY.  The vast majority of this class was with the department on September 11th.  All of the newly promoted members will be assigned to various units throughout the City.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Chief of Department Salvatore J. Cassano, Chief of Operations Robert Sweeney, many other FDNY members and their families

WHERE:

Building 9 (Auditorium) at the FDNY Fire Academy, Randall’s Island

WHEN:

Thursday, September 24 at 11 a.m. .

***Photo-Op***


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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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