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Press Releases / 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2014

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

FIRE COMMISSIONER NIGRO TO PRESIDE AT CEREMONY PROMOTING EIGHT EMS OFFICERS

Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro will preside over a ceremony promoting eight FDNY Emergency Medical Service officers on Monday, June 16th at 11 a.m. at FDNY Headquarters – 9 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn.  Three Captains will be promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief and five Lieutenants will be promoted to the rank of Captain.

“Each of these newly promoted officers has spent a career responding to emergencies citywide – and no matter the call, no matter the time of day, the conditions or the dangers; they have always been there to serve New Yorkers,” said Commissioner Nigro.  “Moving forward, their leadership will be crucial to keeping our EMTs and Paramedics safe, ensuring that the Department continues building upon its unmatched reputation for providing extraordinary pre-hospital care.”

Together, the newly promoted officers represent over 170 years of experience with the Department.  They will be assigned to units throughout New York City.

WHO:

Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro; Chief of Department Edward S. Kilduff; Chief of EMS Abdo Nahmod; and many FDNY members and their families.

WHERE:

FDNY Headquarters – 9 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn

WHEN:

Monday, June 16 – 11 a.m.

***PHOTO OP***

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

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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