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Throwback FDNY to the Department's First Medal Day Ceremony in 1870, the General Slocum Fire Claims the Lives of 1,021 people in 1904, and Assistant Chief Augustus Beekman Becomes Fire Commissioner in 1978 Throwback FDNY

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In this episode of Throwback FDNY… The Department holds its first Medal Day ceremony in 1870, the General Slocum fire claims the lives of 1,021 in 1904, and Assistant Chief Augustus Beekman becomes the 22nd Fire Commissioner in 1978.

In this episode of Throwback FDNY… The Department holds its first Medal Day ceremony in 1870, the General Slocum fire claims the lives of 1,021 in 1904, and Assistant Chief Augustus Beekman becomes the 22nd Fire Commissioner in 1978.

18 min

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