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Press Releases / 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 23, 2014

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FIRE COMMISSIONER CASSANO TO PRESIDE OVER CEREMONY PROMOTING 102 FDNY MEMBERS

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano will preside over a ceremony promoting 102 FDNY members at the Christian Cultural Center – 120-20 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn on Thursday, April 24 at 11 a.m.  Eighteen Captains will be promoted to the rank of Battalion Chief, 40 Lieutenants will be promoted to the rank of Captain, and 44 Firefighters will be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.

“The strong leadership demonstrated by members at every level has led to FDNY setting the standard for firefighting, pre-hospital care and all hazards response,” said Commissioner Cassano.  “These 102 promoted members will continue to lead the Department’s efforts in providing the unmatched response New Yorkers expect and deserve.

Together, the newly promoted members represent more than 1,600 years of experience with the Department.  They will be assigned to various units throughout the city.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano; Chief of Department Edward S. Kilduff; Chief of Operations James E. Esposito; and many other FDNY officials and their families.

WHERE:

Christian Cultural Center – 120-20 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn

WHEN:

Thursday, April 24 – 11 a.m.

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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