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FDNY EMT Loses Suit Over Hiring Age For Promotion to Firefighter

An FDNY EMT who was rejected for a promotion to firefighter because he was 8 weeks too old, has lost his bid to have a court order him appointed to the fire academy. Charles J. McCloskey was hired by FDNY as an EMT in April, 2012. He passed the promotional exam for firefighter in December 2016 and was placed on the "eligible to hire list".

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