FDNY’s Demontreux Winner of 2011 Ray Downey Courage and Valor Award

03/23/2011
Firefighter First Class Peter Demontreux of the Fire Department of New York, Ladder 132 (Brooklyn) was presented with the Ray Downey Courage and Valor (C&A) Award at Wednesday’s Opening Ceremony and General Session at FDIC 2011. “Firefighter Demontreux’s conspicuous recorded act of bravery under life-threatening conditions resulted in saving the lives of two men whom, without his intervention, would have succumbed to a tragic fate,” said Robert F. Biolchini, executive officer of PennWell Corporation, the parent company of Fire Engineering and FDIC, as he introduced the C&A award winner. Also participating in the presentation were Joseph and Chuck Downe...

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