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Press Releases / 2009  

2009 Press Releases and Media Advisories

Below are New York City Fire Department Press Releases and Media Advisories for the 2009 calendar year. These releases are in reverse date order and list the date, press release number and press release titles.

Date

No.

Title

12/31/09

88-09

FDNY Mobile CPR Training Unit Begins Free Scheduled Training in Every Borough Starting in 2010

12/30/09

87-09

Commissioner Scoppetta, Chief of Department Cassano Dedicate New Rescue Company 3 Quarters in the Bronx

12/30/09

86-09

Chief Of Department Salvatore Cassano Joins The New York State Honorary Fire Chiefs Association To Present Third Annual Scholarship Awards

12/30/09

85-09

FDNY Holds Promotion Ceremony for Fire Officers at Randall’s Island

12/13/09

81-09

FDNY and New York Blood Center Launch Critical Days Program to Increase Blood Donations

12/11/09

82-09

FDNY Reminds New Yorkers To Heat Their Homes Safely On The Coldest Day Of The Season

12/01/09

80-09

Staffing On 49 Engine Companies To Be Reduced Due To Increase In Firefighter Absentee Rate

11/22/09

79-09

Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Dedicate Memorial Plaque in Honor of Lieutenant Robert J. Ryan Jr.

11/20/09

78-09

Police and Fire Departments Announce Temporary Modification of Unified Call Taking Procedure

11/19/09

77-09

Statement Regarding Fatal Fire at 654 St. Marks Ave.

11/17/09

76-09

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Announces Disciplinary Action Against Fire Officers Who Failed To Properly Perform Building Inspection Duties

11/09/09

75-09

Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Dedicate Memorial Plaque in Honor of Firefighter Jamel M. Sears

11/09/09

74-09

Firefighter Burn Injuries Decline 29 Percent After New Safety Initiative

11/04/09

73-09

FDNY Will Offer H1N1 Vaccine To All First Responders

11/04/09

72-09

FDNY Holds Promotion Ceremony For Fire Officers At Randall’s Island

10/29/09

71-09

FDNY, Domino’s and the American Dairy Association Remind New Yorkers to Change the Batteries in their Smoke Alarms when they Change their Clocks this Weekend

10/16/09

70-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Lay Commemorative Wreath Marking the 43rd Anniversary of the 23rd Street Fire

10/14/09

69-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Graduation Ceremony for 85 Members of the FDNY Emergency Medical Service

10/14/09

68-09

FDNY Receives $25,000 Grant for Training, Technology and Exercise Equipment

10/09/09

67-09

FDNY Bravest Boxers Battle NYPD Boxing Team At 27th Annual Battle Of The Badges

10/07/09

66-09

FDNY Hosts Fire Safety Day at MetroTech Commons As Part of National Fire Prevention Week 2009

10/03/09

65-09

FDNY and Tishman Speyer Kick Off Fire Prevention Week at Rockefeller Center with Department's Largest Junior Firefighter Swearing In Ceremony

09/23/09

64-09

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Presides at Promotion Ceremony for 25 FDNY Members

09/22/09

63-09

Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Presides at Graduation Ceremony for 24 New Paramedics

09/22/09

62-09

Bronx Man Arrested For Arson In March Fire That Destroyed A Row Of Bronx Stores

09/16/09

61-09

FDNY Achieves Fastest Response Times Ever; Fire Deaths In 2009 Lowest On Record

09/09/09

60-09

FDNY Launches New Fireboat, Three Forty Three, to Honor All FDNY Members Lost on September 11th

09/08/09

59-09

FDNY Chief of Department Salvatore Cassano and Former Chief of Department Daniel Nigro Awarded French Legion of Honor

09/02/09

58-09

FDNY Receives $10,000 Grant for Training and Exercise Equipment

08/17/09

56-09

Funeral Arrangements for Firefighter Paul Warhola

08/12/09

54-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 44 FDNY Members

08/11/09

53-09

5-Year-Old Who Helped Save His Mother by Dialing 911 is Sworn in as "Junior Paramedic" Tomorrow

08/03/09

52-09

FDNY Honored for Life-Saving “NYC Project Hypothermia

07/29/09

51-09

Commissioner Scoppetta Oversees Promotion Of FDNY Staff Chiefs, Including New Chief Of Operations

07/30/09

50-09

Astronaut Michael J. Massimino Presents American Flag Flown On Space Shuttle Atlantis To New York City Fire Museum

07/20/09

49-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Graduation Ceremony For 75 Members of the FDNY Emergency Medical Service

07/18/09

48-09

FDNY Holds 8th Annual Blessing Of The FDNY Marine Fleet At Intrepid Sea, Air And Space Museum

07/16/09

47-09

9th Annual FDNY Night at Keyspan Park

07/10/09

46-09

FDNY Fire Safety Education Unit Demonstrates Barbecue Safety Tips

06/30/09

45-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 40 Members of the Fire Department

06/29/09

296

Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation To Improve Safety, Coordination And Oversight At Construction, Demolition And Asbestos Abatement Sites Throughout The Five Boroughs

06/24/09

44-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Ceremony for FDNY High School Graduates

06/24/09

43-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Announces Penalties Against Seven Fire Officers After Review Of DOI Report On Fire At 130 Liberty Street

06/18/09

42-09

FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta Honored By FDNY Columbia Association As 2009 Man Of The Year

06/17/09

41-09

FDNY Receives $8,600 Grant for Exercise and Training Equipment

06/17/09

40-09

FDNY Marshals Discuss Arrest Made In Arson And Theft At Brooklyn Target Store

06/02/09

39-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Annual FDNY Medal Day Ceremony

05/27/09

37-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta to Preside at Promotion Ceremony for 15 Members of the Fire Department

05/20/09

36-09

FDNY Hosts 9th Annual EMT/Paramedic Competition

05/19/09

34-09

FDNY Members Graduate from West Point Counterterrorism Leadership Program

05/18/09

35-09

Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Presides At 15th Annual FDNY EMS Second Chance Brunch

05/15/09

33-09

Empire State Building Lights Tower to Celebrate EMS Week 2009

05/05/09

31-09

FDNY Unveils New Citywide Posters Celebrating EMS Week 2009

05/05/09

30-09

Commissioner Scoppetta Honors Two Children Who Saved Grandmother’s Life During House Fire, Just Hours After Learning Fire Safety Tips From FDNY

04/22/09

29-09

FDNY To Celebrate The 100th Anniversary Of Ladder Company 39

04/22/09

28-09

Commissioner Scoppetta Hosts Annual FDNY Foundation Humanitarian Awards Dinner

04/03/09

24-09

FDNY EMS To Begin Carrying Epinephrine On All Ambulances

04/02/09

25-09

Commissioner Scoppetta And New York Board Of Rabbis Share Fire Safety Tips For Passover Holiday

03/29/09

22-09

FDNY Incident Management Team Welcomes Congressman Peter King As Keynote Speaker At Annual Meeting

03/25/09

20-09

Fire Commissioner Implements New Policy To Control Excessive Overtime

03/18/09

18-09

Commissioner Scoppetta And Denis Leary Of The Leary Firefighters Foundation Unveil First-Of-Its-Kind High-Rise Simulator At FDNY Training Academy

03/12/09

19-09

FDNY Receives $50,000 Grant for Fire Safety Education, Technology and Training

03/06/09

16-09

On 2nd Anniversary of Tragic Highbridge Fire FDNY Participates in Community Service Coordination Day

03/05/09

15-09

FDNY Reminds New Yorkers to Change Your Batteries When You Change Your Clocks

02/24/09

14-09

FDNY Receives $20,000 Grant for New Technology and Exercise Equipment

02/18/09

13-09

Statement From Commissioner Scoppetta on Today’s Verdict

02/13/09

12-09

Statement From Commissioner Scoppetta on Today’s Verdict

02/04/09

11-09

Following Overnight Fire Caused By Space Heater In Brooklyn, FDNY Encourages New Yorkers To Remain Safe During Freezing Temperatures

01/28/09

10-09

Ozone Park Man Arrested for Arson in Monday Blaze

02/05/09

09-09

National Law Enforcement And Firefighters Children’s Foundation Donates $20,000 To Mobile Cpr Training Program; Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Accepts First Part Of Donation Friday

01/27/09

08-09

FDNY to Demonstrate Forcible Entry Simulator Tomorrow Thanks to Grant For Rescue Operations Training

01/13/09

05-09

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

01/13/09

04-09

Four Firehouses Get Extreme Makeovers As Part Of Pilot Project To Establish ‘Ready Rooms’ Where Firefighters Can Recharge Between Calls

01/12/09

03-09

Mayor Bloomberg And Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Announce Fire Deaths Declined 10 Percent In 2008

01/03/09

01-09

Mayor Bloomberg And Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Dedicate Memorial Plaque In Honor Of Lieutenant John H. Martinson

 

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