Today We Remember Firefighter Peter Martin

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.

Today We Remember Firefighter Kenneth Marino

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.

Today We Remember Firefighter Charles Margiotta

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

Today We Remember Firefighter Joseph Maffeo

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.