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Holtsville FD Hosting Blood Drive for Injured FDNY Fireman

Long Island native badly burned in Brooklyn fire.

The Holtsville Fire Department is hosting a blood drive for FDNY fireman Robert Wiedmann on Monday, January 16 from 3-9p.m. at the main fire house.

The is also hosting its blood drive for Wiedmann on January 13 from 4-10 p.m.

Wiedmann, 38, of Islip Terrace and a member of Rescue 2, sustained second and third-degree burns over more than 50 percent of his body when his clothes went up in flames during a fire in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn on December 19.

The Holtsville Fire Department will be hosting a general blood drive in Wiedmann's name. He is still at the Burn Center in Manhattan undergoing a series of surgeries from the injuries.

P Mary January 10, 2012 at 01:32 PM
Is the blood drive Friday the 13th or Monday the 16??? The day or date is incorrect.
Chris R. Vaccaro January 10, 2012 at 04:23 PM
Monday, January 16. The one in Ronkonkoma is on Friday, January 13. Thanks.
sharon siebert January 11, 2012 at 02:36 AM
are they looking for specific types?
K. Grieger January 11, 2012 at 11:07 PM
FF Wiedmann is O-negative

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