06-17-2011, 12:14 AM #1
Fathers Day June 17, 2001 - 3 FDNY Members died
Fathers Day June 17, 2001, 3 members of the FDNY die in the Long Island General Supply store fire.
The relative calm was broken at 2:19PM with a phone call to the Queens central office reporting a fire at 12-22 Astoria Blvd. Units arrived within 5 minutes and gave the signal for a working fire. Fire fighters were making good progress but at 2:48PM something went terribly wrong.
Rest in Peace Brothers.
Stay Safe and Well Out There....
Always remembering 9-11-2001 and 343+ Brothers
06-17-2011, 12:23 AM #2
I remember reading about it in Downey's book. Gaining insight into it from start to finish and the mental toll it took on great men and all of rescue 2 is something I'll never forget.
RFB"I was always taught..." Four words impacting fire service education in the most negative of ways. -Bill Carey
06-17-2011, 07:56 AM #3
Members killed were from Rescue 4 and Ladder 163 in Queens
Last edited by VinnieB; 06-17-2011 at 08:00 AM.IACOJ Member
06-17-2011, 08:56 AM #4
Rest easy, Brothers...
06-17-2011, 01:24 PM #5
06-17-2011, 05:32 PM #6
Never Forget....i was there and it's like yesterday..always on my mind.ALL GAVE SOME BUT SOME GAVE ALL
NEVER FORGET 9-11-01
CAPT. Frank Callahan Ladder 35 *
LT. John Ginley Engine 40
FF. Bruce Gary Engine 40
FF. Jimmy Giberson Ladder 35
FF. Michael Otten Ladder 35 *
FF. Steve Mercado Engine 40 *
FF. Kevin Bracken Engine 40 *
FF. Vincent Morello Ladder 35
FF. Michael Roberts Ladder 35 *
FF. Michael Lynch Engine 40
FF. Michael Dauria Engine 40
"If my job was easy a cop would be doing it."
06-19-2011, 01:58 PM #7
RIP Brothers.Jason Knecht
Township Fire Dept., Inc.
Eau Claire, WI
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