NYC Fire Museum exhibit honors frontline workers battling COVID pandemic


NEW YORK (WABC) – The New York City Fire Museum has unveiled plans for a new exhibit to honor frontline workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic. The ‘Unmasking Our Heroes’ exhibit will feature personal messages from the public to frontline workers. It will also feature poignant artifacts collected during the pandemic.Those wishing to see their message displayed in the exhibit can submit a message HERE.On a single day during the pandemic, FDNY members responded to more than 6,500 calls to 911 – the busiest day in EMS history .

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