Tag Archives | 74 middagh street

FDNY Open Houses Next Weekend

FDNY firehouses throughout the city are hosting open house events this coming weekend. Engine Company 205/Ladder Company 118, at 74 Middagh Street, will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 5. That same day, Engine Company 224, at 270 Hicks Street (photo), will be open from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Smoke […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

9/11 Widow, Steve Buscemi Speak Out Against Closing Engine 205

Marianne Fontana, whose firefighter husband died in the World Trade Center, gave an impassioned speech against Mayor Bloomberg’s planned closure of fire companies, including Engine Company 205, at a rally in front of the firehouse at 74 Middagh Street early this evening, as did actor and former firefighter Steve Buscemi. Videos after the jump.

Read full story · Comments { 7 }

Rally for Engine 205 Tomorrow Evening

There will be a second rally to save Engine Company 205 in front of the firehouse at 74 Middagh Street, between Henry and Hicks streets, tomorrow starting at 6;00 p.m. Elected officials, firefighters, neighbors, Community Board 2 members, and maybe the odd celebrity or two will be on hand.

Read full story · Comments { 3 }