FDNY Ladder 81 Centennial Celebration, South Beach

Celebrate Ladder 81’s 100 years of service to the South Beach community on Staten Island. S.I. Borough President James Oddo, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro, and FDNY Cheif James E. Leonard join the September 28, 2015 celebration. Video hosted by Anthony Pabon, Life-Wire News Service.

100th anniversary of South Beach's Ladder 81. Photo: Sam Villalobos.

100th anniversary of South Beach’s Ladder 81. Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.


100th anniversary of South Beach's Ladder 81. Photo: Sam Villalobos.

100th anniversary of South Beach’s Ladder 81. Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.


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100th anniversary of South Beach’s Ladder 81. Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.


Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro salutes Ladder 81 on its 100th anniversary. Photo: Sam Villalobos.

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro salutes Ladder 81 on its 100th anniversary. Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.


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FDNY Cheif James E. Leonard praises Ladder 81 for 100 years of service. Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.


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Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.


Staten Island Borough President marks the 100 anniversary of Ladder 81 in South Beach. Photo: Sam Villalobos.

Staten Island Borough President James Oddo marks the 100 anniversary of Ladder 81 in South Beach. Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.


New York Staten Assembly representative Nicole Malliotakis and

New York Staten Assembly representative Nicole Malliotakis and NYC Council Representative Steven Matteo share the stage to honor the FDNY and mark the 100th anniversary of Ladder 81.  Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.


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Bag pipers add to the celebration at the 100th Anniversary of Ladder 81 in South Beach. Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.


Bag pipers add to the celebration at the 100th Anniversary of Ladder 81 in South Beach.

Bag pipers add to the celebration at the 100th Anniversary of Ladder 81 in South Beach. Photo: Sam Villalobos for Life-Wire News Service.