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Mayor Bowser to Honor DC’s Bravest at Fire and Emergency Medical Services Awards Ceremony

Thursday, April 27, 2017

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Friday, April 28 at 7 pm, Mayor Muriel Bowser will honor the courageous acts of bravery from fire fighters, paramedics, EMTs and support teams to save the lives of DC residents and visitors. Joined by Chief Gregory Dean, DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (DCFEMS), Mayor Bowser will highlight the skill, professionalism, and dedication to protect all residents and visitors across Washington, DC.

Since 2015, the Bowser Administration has improved DCFEMS by filling critical vacancies and bolstering DC’s previously depleted apparatus fleet. In just two years, the Administration has hired an additional 45 firefighter paramedics and 48 firefighter EMTs, and put 34 new or refurbished ambulances and 12 new or refurbished ladder trucks and engines on the street.

WHO:
Mayor Muriel Bowser
Chief Gregory Dean, Fire and Emergency Medical Services

WHEN:
Friday, April 28, at 7 pm

WHERE:
Gallaudet University 
800 Florida Avenue, NE, Elstad Auditorium 
*Closest Metro: NoMa-Gallaudet Metro Station*

 Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. To view the event online, visit mayor.dc.gov/live or tune in on Channel 16 (DCN).