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List of endangered FDNY companies released
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Mayor Bloomberg's office has released the list of 20 FDNY companies that could close.
Eight of the companies on the list are located in Brooklyn, four in Queens, three in the Bronx and in Manhattan, and two on Staten Island.
The Bloomberg administration handed over the list following a contentious Council hearing on Monday.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has targeted up to 20 companies for closure, which could provide savings of $55 million, to help balance the budget.
The FDNY had refused to identify any companies slated to close, saying there was no need to alarm anyone before the final decision.
City Council members threatened to file a subpoena to get the list, saying they had a right to know which communities could lose a fire company before they voted on the budget.
Below are the fire companies on the endangered list:
E004 42 South St. Manhattan
E026 220 West 37th St. Manhattan
E046 460 Cross Bronx Expwy. Bronx
E060 341 East 143rd St. Bronx
E157 1573 Castleton Ave. Staten Island
E161 278 McClean Ave. Staten Island
E205 74 Middagh St. Brooklyn
E206 1201 Grand St. Brooklyn
E218 650 Hart St. Brooklyn
E220 530 11th St. Brooklyn
E233 25 Rockaway Ave. Brooklyn
E284 1157 79th St. Brooklyn
E294 101-20 Jamaica Ave. Queens
E306 40-18 214th Place Queens
E328 16-19 Central Ave. Queens
L008 14 North Moore St. Manhattan
L053 169 Schofield Ave. Bronx
L104 161 South 2nd St. Brooklyn
L128 33-51 Greenpoint Ave. Queens
L161 2929 W 8th St. Brooklyn
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