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NYS Senators Eric Adams And John Sampson Respond To Death Of Two NYC Firefighters By Calling On City Hall To Create Taskforce Of Retired Fire Fighters To Inspect Buildings With Safety Hazards


<?xml:namespace prefix = v ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" />NYS Senator Eric Adams and NYS Senator John Sampson will hold a press conference outside the site of the Deutsche Bank building fire. The Senators will call on City Hall to recruit retired NYC Fire Fighters to create a task force to inspect buildings that have dangerous conditions. Senator Adams states, “There are unique circumstances that exacerbate the danger of fighting fires. No one can identify these hazards better than a professional who has performed the job for twenty or more years. Retired fire fighters have the expertise and the experience to identify perilous risks that responding firemen may encounter. “

Saturday, August 25, 2007

11:30 AM

PLACE: Corner of Liberty Street and Greenwich Street

PRESIDING: NYS Senator Eric Adams,

NYS Senator John Sampson.