William J. Mahoney II‚ 37‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Rescue 4. A 15-year FDNY veteran‚ Mahoney had previously worked as a New York City police scuba diver.
As love stories go, the tale of Joseph “Joey” and Linda Maffeo was the kind of romance found in storybooks set in far off places. It is a story that Mrs. Maffeo is saving for Christopher, 1, whose smile would send his father racing home to Grant City after work.
Robert Linnane was a horrible dresser. With the ridiculous bright red shorts that he jogged in while training to join the Fire Department and the mismatched get-ups that he called evening wear, he was a walking affront to the eyes.
FDNY paramedic Carlos Lillo, 37, worked out of Battalion 49, Astoria, Queens. A New York native, Lillo received his paramedic training at Booth Memorial Hospital (now New York Hospital of Queens). He worked for FDNY EMS (and NYC EMS prior to the merger) for 16 years.
More than $25,000 in jewelry, cash and clothes went up in smoke after heartless thieves took advantage of the chaos that followed a deadly Harlem fire.
The FDNY is mourning the death of two Queens-based firefighters who were among the casualties of an Iraqi helicopter crash.