Engine 53/Ladder 49 Hosts FDNY Summer Block Party

Local youth learned how to perform CPR during an engaging workshop.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Residents of all ages enjoyed some much needed summertime fun in the sun at FDNY Engine 53/Ladder 49’s FDNY Summer Block Party on Saturday, August 25 at 1160 Ogden Avenue. Children and their families enjoyed carnival games, live music and dancing, CPR training workshops, face painting and delicious food and drinks.

A young firefighter-in-the-making trying his hand at a basketball game station.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Local youth enjoyed taking some hula hoops for a spin at the block party.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

One young resident demonstrated what he learned at the CPR workshop.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Children received firefighter helmets and refreshing apple juice at the seasonal celebration.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Old Glory hung proudly at the block party’s entrance.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

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