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Press Releases / 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 21, 2011

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

7-YEAR-OLD BOY WHO HELPED SAVE HIS MOTHER BY DIALING 911 IS SWORN IN AS A "JUNIOR EMT"


A 7-year-old boy from Brooklyn whose quick thinking and ability to call 911 helped save his mother will be sworn in as a Junior Emergency Medical Technician tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at FDNY Headquarters in Brooklyn.

An audio recording of the 911 call will be played and made available to the media.

The boy's family will join him for the ceremony, along with the FDNY EMS members who took the young boy's 911 call and those who responded.

WHO:

Chief of Department Edward S. Kilduff, Chief of EMS Abdo Nahmod, as well as the child, his mother and the EMTs and Paramedics who responded and took the young boy's call.

WHERE:

FDNY Headquarters Auditorium, 9 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn

WHEN:

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 11:30 a.m.

*** Photo Op ***

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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