For Immediate Release: May 27, 2011
Firefighters & Community Leaders to Hold Major Rally at City Hall, Kicked Off With March Across Brooklyn Bridge
On Friday, June 3 beginning at 11:00 a.m. officials of the Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA), Uniformed Fire Officers Association (UFOA), New York City Firefighters, community leaders and elected officials will march across the Brooklyn Bridge to protest Mayor Bloomberg's plan to close 20 fire companies.
They will then hold a major Save the Fire Companies rally in City Hall Park (Broadway side) beginning at 11:45 a.m. Speakers include: UFA President Steve Cassidy, UFOA President Captain Alexander Hagen, International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) General President Harold Schaitberger and dozens of other prominent officials and speakers.