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.
Retired FDNY firefighter Jimmy Martinez, who spent weeks at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks, died last Thursday from cancer at age 58.
Captain John T. Vigiano passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018. During his 36 years in the Department, he was cited 28 times for his bravery.
The FDNY is mourning the death of two Queens-based firefighters who were among the casualties of an Iraqi helicopter crash.
The Fire Department of New York lined the streets during the wake for a fallen hero and colleague who died tackling a blaze on a movie set.
A retired FDNY lieutenant and father of five is the latest first responder to succumb to cancer, contracted during his time working the pile at Ground Zero, authorities said Tuesday.
The names of 112 New York City firefighters who died of illnesses after spending time working in the rubble of the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks were added Tuesday to a memorial in the state’s capital city for firefighters killed in the line of duty.
Jimmy Lanza was, to many, the heart and soul of Woodside, Queens. The Vietnam vet grew up in the Woodside Houses and later served as an FDNY firefighter for 28 years.