Second Battalion Fire District
Long Island, New York

Second Battalion Fire District
Long Island, New York


Donate Blood & Help An Injured Firefighter

- 1:38 pm - December 29th, 2011

Firefighter Robert Wiedmann Jr., FDNY - Rescue 2, was critically injured on Monday, December 19, 2011 while operating at Box 920 in Crown Heights Brooklyn.  Rob was injured doing the job he loves, being a firefighter and helping other people.  Now Rob needs our help!  He is in the Cornell Burn Center facing a long and difficult road to recovery.  That road to recovery includes many surgeries and Rob will need blood available for each one.  Rob was always available to answer a call for help, whether as a FDNY Firefighter, a former Captain of Hose Company Three of the Baldwin Fire Department or as a Firefighter in Engine One of the Islip Fire Department.  Now we are asking you to help him!

There will be a GENERAL BLOOD DRIVE in ROB WIEDMANN’s NAME on Friday, December 30, 2011 at Baldwin Fire Headquarters.  The hours are 10 am to 8 pm.  Baldwin Fire Headquarters is located at 2386 Grand Ave. Baldwin, NY 11510.  All blood types will be collected at this blood drive, including O Negative.

Currently, Rob’s  Directed  Donation  Bank of O Negative blood is at his current need level.  All O Negative donors who have not yet donated should donate at the General Blood Drive on Friday, December 30, 2011.

Monetary Donations are also being accepted through the FDNY Rescue 2 Mayday Fund. Visit their website,

Checks can be made payable to RESCUE COMPANY 2 FDNY and sent to:

Rescue Company 2, FDNY
PO Box 95
Sayville, NY 11782

Any and all help is GREATLY appreciated!