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For Release April 3, 2017

Uniformed Firefighters Association to Kick Off 100-Year Anniversary with Wreath Laying Ceremony for Fallen Firefighters

NEW YORK CITY – This Tuesday, the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA) will kick off its centennial anniversary by laying a wreath to honor New York City’s firefighters who have died in the line of duty.

Over the last 100 years, more than 1,100 firefighters and fire officers have died while serving the City.

The UFA was officially incorporated on April 4, 1917.

DATE
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

LOCATION
Uniformed Firefighters Association
204 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010

CEREMONY
1 PM

WHAT
To kick off their 100th anniversary, the UFA membership will be holding a wreath laying ceremony to honor of all the members who have dedicated their lives to being first responders, past and present.

WHO
Leaders of the UFA, elected officials, labor leaders and community supporters

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