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Press Releases / 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 29, 2013



Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will preside over a ceremony promoting 82 FDNY members on Thursday, May 30 at 11 a.m. at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn.  Seventeen Captains will be promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief, one Supervising Fire Marshal will be promoted to the rank of Supervising Fire Marshal Commander, 25 Lieutenants will be promoted to the rank of Captain, two Fire Marshals and one Lieutenant will be promoted to the rank of Supervising Fire Marshal, 32 Firefighters will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, and four Firefighters will be promoted to the rank of Wiper in FDNY Marine Operations.

“The FDNY continues to set the standard for firefighting, pre-hospital care, and all hazards response – thanks to the strong leadership demonstrated at every level of the Department,” said Commissioner Cassano.  “These Fire Officers will continue to demonstrate the traditions of bravery and dedication for our newly graduated class of Probationary Firefighters as they take-on new roles in the Department.”

Together, the newly promoted members represent nearly 14-hundredyears of experience with the Department.  They will be assigned to various units throughout the city. 


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


Christian Cultural Center, 12020 Flatlands Ave, Brooklyn


Thursday, May 30, 2013 – 11 a.m.

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


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