Heat safety: Stories meant to help protect New York’s Very Own

FDNY holds 12th annual Blessing of the Marine Fleet

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(PIX11) – There was a celebration on the water near the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Saturday.

The FDNY held its 12th annual Blessing of the Marine Fleet. Fire boats and medical response crafts made their way up the Hudson.

Commissioner Salvatore Cassano says the boats were a tremendous resource during super storm Sandy, helping to rescue many New Yorkers.

The newest fireboats weigh 500 tons each and can pump 50,000 gallons of water per minute.

AlertMe
Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.