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Press Releases / 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 8, 2012

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FDNY HOLDS MEMORIAL PLAQUE DEDICATION TO HONOR THREE FIREFIGHTERS WHO LOST THEIR LIVES AT THE FATHER'S DAY FIRE IN 2001

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will dedicate a memorial plaque for the three Firefighters killed at the "Father's Day Fire" on Tuesday, October 9, at 14-01 Astoria Blvd, Queens at 4 p.m.

Firefighters Harry S. Ford and Brian D. Fahey from Rescue 4, and Firefighter John J. Downing from Ladder 163, were killed while operating at a fire at 12-22 Astoria Boulevard on Father's Day, June 17, 2001.

Who:

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano, Chief of Department Edward S. Kilduff, Members of Rescue 4 and Ladder 163, Many FDNY Members and their families

Where:

14-01 Astoria Blvd, Queens

When:

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 4 p.m.

***Photo Op***

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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