From the UFA site:

FF Nick Diano of Engine 251, formerly of Engine 308, is in a tough fight with cancer. He is in North Shore Hospital. Nick is in need of whole blood and especially platelets. This will be an ongoing procedure. His treatment will probably last 5 weeks.

To donate blood or platelets, please contact the North Shore Hospital donor room at 516-562-4202. Their hours are:

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday evenings until 9:00 pm
Saturdays by appointment

It is recommended that you call for an appointment.

Please count Nick in your prayers and meditations. We thank you all in advance for any help you can offer, thanks and stay safe.

Bob Kelly, Engine 251

If you need more information, call Engine 251 or Bob Kelly 515-868-7926.


If you are in the NYC area, please think about helping out.