A Waterbury, Ct. firefighter was killed Saturday morning after being wounded in an apparant drive-by shooting in front of a firehouse while taking part in an MDA boot drive, officials said
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08-26-2000, 02:41 PM #1
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Waterbury, CT LODD: Shooting - 8/26/00
08-26-2000, 03:42 PM #2JMP17Firehouse.com Guest
It is with great sadness and heavy heart that we send our deepest sympathie and condolences to the family of our Brother from Waterbury. And to our Brothers & Sisters of Waterbury Stn.11 your pain is our pain and our tears fall with yours. Be strong and be careful we are with you!
Jim Preston, FF/NREMT-B
South Windham Fire Department
South Windham, CT.
08-26-2000, 04:19 PM #3Fireman888Firehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the Holtville/Slapout F&R members I want to pass along our condolences. This is another black eye in american society . Our prayers are with your department.
08-26-2000, 04:25 PM #4nsfirechapFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the members of the North Star VFD, our hearts and prayers truly go out to the family of one of America's Bravest and our brothers and sisters in Waterbury. When a brother or sister loose their life we all feel the pain.
"Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted".
Chaplain Jeff Turkel
North Star VFD
North Pole, Alaska
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08-26-2000, 05:37 PM #5Larry SandersonFirehouse.com Guest
The officers and members of Tunxis Hose Company # 1 express our sincere sympathy to family members and firefighters of the Waterbury, CT Fire Department of the firefighter who died in the line of duty helping others.
Chief Larry Sanderson
Tunxis Hose Company # 1
08-26-2000, 05:39 PM #6pjockimoFirehouse.com Guest
Our words can not replace the void, but we will stand with you now and always. May God bless you all. Keep the faith. Do the right thing.
Westchester County (NY) Dept. of Emergency Services
08-26-2000, 07:28 PM #7FireRsq107Firehouse.com Guest
Its sad to see someone lose their life while trying to help others, especially when they are helping to raise money for a good cause.
Green Pond Fire & Rescue Service
Green Pond, Alabama
08-26-2000, 07:47 PM #8Richard SkinnerFirehouse.com Guest
Our Heart felt condolences go out to his family.
Richard Skinner Board Member
NY State Honorary Fire Chiefs Association.
08-26-2000, 08:17 PM #9pmgloFirehouse.com Guest
From the members of Mitchell Fire and Ambulance our hearts and prayers go out to the family and friends. We were saddened at the news of the loss of a brother firefighter during a worthy cause.
08-26-2000, 09:05 PM #10dgibbsFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of Central Emergency Services, Soldotna, Alaska we extend our deepest sypathies to the family of James, as well as to the members of Waterbury Fire Department. God Bless you all.
08-26-2000, 09:49 PM #11Tom LafleurFirehouse.com Guest
From Acushnet,MA Fire Rescue our heartfelt condolences.
08-26-2000, 09:54 PM #12firechaplain10Firehouse.com Guest
May the spirit of the Lord comfort the
friends and relatives of this lost Firefighter from Waterbury Ct. He will
be in the prayers of my congregation tomorrow and for the week to come.
Father Dan Harris, Chaplain
New England Assoc. of Fire Chiefs
08-27-2000, 12:31 AM #13SDalyFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the Brother and Sister Firefighters from Stamford Fire Rescue, Stamford, CT. I wish to offer our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Jamie Quinones and to the Waterbury Fire Dept. Their loss deeply saddens us all.
Lt. Sean Daly
Stamford Fire Rescue Dept.
08-27-2000, 08:19 AM #14jskau1Firehouse.com Guest
To the Waterbury Fire Department, the familiy, and all of the friends of your fallen hero, we pray for you. You are in our thoughts and will never be forgotton.
Clinton Volunteer Fire Department
08-27-2000, 12:42 PM #15FireheartFirehouse.com Guest
Coincidentally I was doing research this past week on violence towards firefghters, for an article I am writing for our local paper concerning our departments recent purchase of bullet proof vests. I am a 3rd generation firefighter and cannot imagine what my grandfather would think reading an article like this and watching as firefighters are forced to wear body armor to do their job.
May God bless and be with the firefighters of the Waterbury, CT. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Beaufort / Port Royal
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08-27-2000, 02:38 PM #16Mike HeltzelFirehouse.com Guest
My condolences go out to the Quinones Family and the Waterbury Fire Department.
Ansonia Fire Department
08-27-2000, 03:01 PM #17keitho61Firehouse.com Guest
The Gamewell Fire Department wishes to express our condolences to the family, friends and members of the Waterbury Fire Department in your lost of a member. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
08-27-2000, 05:30 PM #18Letona_Fire_26Firehouse.com Guest
We are sorry to hear about your loss.
08-27-2000, 07:13 PM #19JAYMCCARTHYFirehouse.com Guest
I send my condolences to the family of firefighter James Quinones during this difficult time.I also send my prayers to my brothers and sisters of the Waterbury Fire Department.May you rest in peace brother Quinones,and know that you will never be forgotten.
City of New Haven Fire Dept.
New Haven C.T.
I.A.F.F. Local 825
08-27-2000, 07:39 PM #20FFMEDFirehouse.com Guest
To the family of Firefighter Quinones and the brothers & sisters of WFD, I send our sincerest condolences. We stand beside you to share your grief. Another senseless act takes "one of the good guys"; when will it end.....
East Hartford FD
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