Photos: Street named in honor of fallen FDNY EMS Captain Alison Russo
The FDNY veteran also volunteered with the Huntington Community First Aid Squad on Long Island, where her namesake street is
By Leila MerrillFireRescue1/EMS1
HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. — A Long Island street was renamed Wednesday in honor of slain FDNY EMS Captain Alison Russo.
Russo,61, was fatally stabbed by a man last September. She was posthumously promoted to captain.
Part of Railroad Street in Huntington Station, Long Island was renamed Captain Alison Russo Way, ABC7 reported. The 24-year FDNY veteran volunteered with the Huntington Community First Aid Squad for nearly 30 years.
Thank you to all who came to the street renaming and to remember our Sister Capt. Alison Russo.Also thank you to those who stepped up and covered tours to allow members from Station 49 to attend. 🙏❤️ pic.twitter.com/9HsHxkusL3
I was honored to attend the street naming ceremony in honor of FDNY Capt. Alison Russo yesterday.Capt. Russo was a true public servant and a hero who put her life on the line every day for New Yorkers. Now, her name and memory will live on forever. Thank you, Capt. Russo. #NY01 pic.twitter.com/mfvGx7Fun8
FDNY EMS Capt. Alison Russo was honored today for her dedication to the communities she served. A part of Railroad Street in Huntington Station, LI was renamed Captain Alison Russo Way. A 24-year veteran of #FDNY she also volunteered for the Huntington Community First Aid Squad. pic.twitter.com/RVRokmYzRW