3 FDNY firefighters arrested after bar brawl at Citi Field

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Cardazone, one of the firefighters charged in the brawl, posed for the FDNY calendar in 2010. (FDNY Foundation)

FLUSHING, Queens — Three FDNY firefighters were arrested after a bar fight near Citi Field Friday evening, police said.

The victim, 31, allegedly got into an argument with Anthony Cardazone, 33, inside McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon around 8:27 p.m., police sources said.

Cardazone then put the man in a headlock before his friends Michael Profeta, 34, and John Martin, 33, grabbed and punched the victim, police sources said.

The alleged fight took place at McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon adjacent to CitiField. (Google Maps)

The alleged fight took place at McFadden’s Restaurant and Saloon adjacent to CitiField. (Google Maps)

The victim, who sustained lacerations to the lip, bruises and swelling left the bar and notified a police officer who’d been working crowd control following the game about the alleged brawl, sources said.

When officers tried arresting Cardazone he was “non-compliant, combative and refused to be rear cuffed,” a police report states.

Cardazone was charged with resisting arrest, assault and disorderly conduct. He will be arraigned Saturday.

Martin and Profeta were both charged with assault and disorderly conduct and issued desk appearance tickets.

The victim was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital—Queens to be treated for his injuries.

Cardazone posed for the FDNY calendar in 2010.

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