New York Power
Authority Makes $50,932 Donation to Brentwood Fire Dept.
for New Equipment
October 1, 2001
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BRENTWOOD—The New York Power Authority made a $50,932 donation to
the Brentwood Fire Department for the purchase of new firefighting
equipment. The check presentation was made by Joseph G. Leary, the Power
Authority’s senior intergovernmental affairs specialist for Southeastern
New York to Chris J. Allen, chief of the department for the Brentwood Fire
Department Monday evening. The presentation took place on Monday evening
(Oct. 1) in the firehouse at 125 Fourth St., Brentwood.
"We are pleased to be able to assist the brave members of the
Brentwood Fire Department with the invaluable services they provide to the
families and businesses of Brentwood and Bayshore," said Leary.
"Under Governor Pataki’s leadership, we’ve recently announced an
extensive energy savings program throughout the Brentwood School District,
which, along with today’s donation, shows the Power Authority’s
commitment to being a good neighbor especially in communities that host
"On behalf of Chairman Joseph J. Seymour, the other trustees and
the Power Authority staff, we are delighted to support the needs and
efforts of the dedicated firefighters of Brentwood."
"We are grateful for such a generous contribution to help better
equip and train our firefighters ensuring that our community will continue
to have professional, effective response to their emergency needs,"
The contribution will be used to enhance the Brentwood Fire Department’s
current equipment and provide additional training.
The Brentwood Fire Department, established in 1898, has 115 members
operating from 5 firehouses, and serves the Brentwood and Bayshore
The New York Power Authority is the nation’s largest state-owned
power organization and one of New York’s leading electricity providers.