An FDNY medic who labored at Ground Zero in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks has died, officials said.
A firefighter who met the love of his life as they battled to save lives during 9/11 proposed on the anniversary of the terror attack 17 years later.
Aside from his work with Rescue 5 in Concord, just about every aspect of firefighter Joseph A. Mascali’s life revolved around his family.
Lt. Peter C. Martin had plenty of interests. He liked to watch Nascar races, "glued to the TV," said his friend, Lt. Peter Lund. He also kept track of how many fires he had been to, perhaps inspired by a book, "20,000 Alarms," that was lying around the Rescue 2 firehouse in Brooklyn.
John Daniel ("Dan") Marshall, a NYC Firefighter, heroically responded to the call of duty at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
Kenneth J. Marino, FDNY Rescue 1, died while responding to the World Trade Center disaster on September 11, 2001. Kenny had been a fire fighter for over 20 years, starting when he turned 18 - as a volunteer and continuing on throughout his career of over 10 years as a New York City Fire Fighter.
On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, an all-women staffed FDNY engine company served the City of New York for the first time in the department’s 153 year history.
The Baldwin resident and Nassau fire academy instructor started as a volunteer with the Uniondale Fire Department before a career that spanned four decades with the FDNY.
Charles (Chuck) Margiotta was a tough guy — a football player, movie stuntman and 20-year veteran of the Fire Department — But beneath his forbidding exterior — the stern facade, the tattoos and 240 pounds of muscle — was a gardener who nurtured tomato plants alongside Ladder Co. 85 in New Dorp
Retired FDNY firefighter Jimmy Martinez, who spent weeks at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks, died last Thursday from cancer at age 58.