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Press Releases / 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 15, 2013

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FDNY HOLDS MEMORIAL PLAQUE DEDICATION FOR FIREFIGHTERS JOSEPH GRAFFAGNINO AND ROBERT BEDDIA

 

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will dedicate a memorial plaque honoring Firefighters Joseph Graffagnino and Robert Beddia.  The ceremony will take place at the quarters of Engine 10/Ladder 10, 124 Liberty Street in Manhattan on Friday, August 16, 10 a.m.

Firefighter Joseph Graffagnino of Ladder Company 5 and Firefighter Robert Beddia of Engine Company 24 were killed while battling a fire at 130 Liberty Street on August 18, 2007.  The plaque will be placed on the outside of Engine 10/Ladder 10, immediately next to the World Trade Center Tribute Wall.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano; Chief of Department Edward Kilduff, Many FDNY Members and their families

WHERE:

Quarters of Engine 10/Ladder 10 – 124 Liberty Street, Manhattan

WHEN:

Friday, August 16, 2013 – 10 a.m.

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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