Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro presided over the plaque dedication ceremony to honor Firefighter Christopher Slutman on Thursday, April 08, 2021, starting 11:00 a.m. at Engine 46 and Ladder 27, 460 Cross Bronx Expressway, Bronx, NY 10457.
Due to CoViD-19, this was a closed ceremony that can be viewed below.
Firefighter Slutman, appointed to Firefighter in 2003, died as a result of injuries sustained while on active duty in Afghanistan, serving in the United States Marine Corps.
Firefighter Slutman, who was honored for bravery in 2014 after rescuing an unconscious patient from a fire in the South Bronx was the 1,152nd member of the Department to make the supreme sacrifice in the line-of-duty.
He is survived by his wife Shannon, and their three young daughters.
The ceremony was attended by Mayor Bill de Blasio, Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro; First Deputy Commissioner Laura Kavanagh; Acting Chief of Department Thomas J. Richardson; Acting Chief of Operations John Hodgens; other FDNY members, and the family and friends of Firefighter Christopher Slutman.
Images courtesy of Michael Appleton, Mayoral Photography Office.