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Press Releases / 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 13, 2011

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FIRE COMMISSIONER CASSANO TO PRESIDE AT CEREMONY PROMOTING 42 FIRE OFFICERS

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will preside over a ceremony promoting 42 fire officers at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 14 at the FDNY Academy on Randall’s Island. Three Battalion Chiefs will be promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief, 16 Captains will be promoted the rank of Battalion Chief, eight Lieutenants will be promoted to Captain, and 15 Firefighters will be promoted to Lieutenant.

“Fire promotions are always a joyous day for the Department, when the leaders of tomorrow begin the next phase of their careers.” Commissioner Cassano said. “With a combined 650 years of experience, this group now has the chance to do even more for our Department and our city.”

The newly-promoted members will be assigned to various units in all five boroughs.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano, Chief of Department Edward S. Kilduff and many other FDNY officials and their families.

WHERE:

FDNY Academy, Building 12 (Field House), Randall's Island

WHEN:

Thursday, April 14 at 11 a.m.

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

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