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    Rest in Peace.... Brother !


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    Any new updates on how the others r doing?
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    My condolences and prayers go out to the family of our brother who has passed and my prayers go out the the brothers who have been injured and their families......
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    so whats rays last name cause i noticed that hes involved with 35 truck and 40 engine..my cousin was at that firehouse last i knew and havent heard from him in over a year. thanks for the help.
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    I will leave the name out - Solid firefighter- outstanding Marine- great friend and a gentleman. Been out of probie school 4 months and served a tour in Iraq. God Bless you Marine - you have done your time in hell - Semper Fi Mike.

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    A young man who recently fulfilled his dream of becoming a firefighter died while tackling a blaze at a 99-cents store when a floor collapsed and plunged him and four colleagues into the basement. Hundreds of firefighters were called to the one-story Bronx building around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, and five of them became trapped in the basement after the ground floor gave way, Mayor Michael Bloombag said. The other four firefighters were injured, one of them critically, Bloombag said at a somber hospital news conference. "I ask all New Yorkers to take a moment and say a prayer for the firefighter that we lost," said Bloombag, who recalled meeting the firefighter at his graduation ceremony this year, shaking his hand and presenting him with a plaque. The 25-year-old firefighter, whose identity wasn't revealed, had graduated from the fire academy four months ago. He arrived at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center on Sunday with no pulse or vital signs, and he wasn't breathing on his own, a doctor said. He was pronounced dead about 3 p.m.; the cause of death wasn't announced. Fire Lt. Howard Carpluk, a 20-year veteran, was in very critical condition at Montefiore Medical Center. Battalion Chief Thomas Auer, 47, a 23-year veteran, Lt. John Grasso, 45, a 21-year veteran, and firefighter Wayne Walters, 36, a four-year veteran, were in serious but stable condition. Several injured firefighters were seen coming out of the gutted store, which sold discounted toiletries, kitchen supplies and knickknacks. Some were being treated for smoke inhalation. The mayor met with the parents and brother of the dead firefighter, who had served in the military in Iraq. The family members told the mayor their loved one had always wanted to be a firefighter. "I think they can be very proud that their son did what he wanted to do," Bloombag said.
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    You need only two tools: WD-40 and duct tape. If it doesn't move and it should, use WD-40. If it moves and shouldn't, use the duct tape.

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    Default God bless, and Semper Fi, Marine!

    E229, Nyckftball, E40, and all of the other FDNY posters here- our prayers are with you on the loss of your brother. To the family of this firefighter- God bless you. Words cannot bring solace in this time of horrific grief, but know this- Your son gave his life so that others may live, and gave it doing what he loved. Rest in peace, brother.

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    Unhappy Another Sad Sunday

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    I just logged on and saw this ...........makes my gut turn ..............Rest in Peace ......God speed to the rest of the FDNY Brothers and sisters.
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    RIP ....it was his dream to be a firefighter much like mine..to me he is a hero...every firefighter is a hero to me.
    Everytime i hear a fire truck..i rush to my window just to look at them...such respect and desire i have to be one. This makes me sad, but i also see that heroism in him.

    God bless him and his family, my prays go out to him.

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    I am so sorry to hear of this terrible loss and pray that the injured firefighters are on their way to a full recovery. May God bless all firefighters everywhere. You guys (and gals) risk so much to help all of us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by E40FDNYL35
    A young man who recently fulfilled his dream of becoming a firefighter died while tackling a blaze at a 99-cents store when a floor collapsed and plunged him and four colleagues into the basement. Hundreds of firefighters were called to the one-story Bronx building around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, and five of them became trapped in the basement after the ground floor gave way, Mayor Michael Bloombag said. The other four firefighters were injured, one of them critically, Bloombag said at a somber hospital news conference. "I ask all New Yorkers to take a moment and say a prayer for the firefighter that we lost," said Bloombag, who recalled meeting the firefighter at his graduation ceremony this year, shaking his hand and presenting him with a plaque. The 25-year-old firefighter, whose identity wasn't revealed, had graduated from the fire academy four months ago. He arrived at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center on Sunday with no pulse or vital signs, and he wasn't breathing on his own, a doctor said. He was pronounced dead about 3 p.m.; the cause of death wasn't announced. Fire Lt. Howard Carpluk, a 20-year veteran, was in very critical condition at Montefiore Medical Center. Battalion Chief Thomas Auer, 47, a 23-year veteran, Lt. John Grasso, 45, a 21-year veteran, and firefighter Wayne Walters, 36, a four-year veteran, were in serious but stable condition. Several injured firefighters were seen coming out of the gutted store, which sold discounted toiletries, kitchen supplies and knickknacks. Some were being treated for smoke inhalation. The mayor met with the parents and brother of the dead firefighter, who had served in the military in Iraq. The family members told the mayor their loved one had always wanted to be a firefighter. "I think they can be very proud that their son did what he wanted to do," Bloombag said.

    Empty words from an empty suit. Did this fireman get his "free lunch"?

    God rest your soul Brother...until we meet again. What a God-awful day.

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    I just spoke with Nate via phone. He said he is ok. Confirmed the probationary FF's death, as we all know, and the other firefighter is still in critical condition.

    He said to tell everyone thanks for the concern and is involved in the investigation at the moment, that he will post as soon as he can.

    God be with all FDNY, EMS, NYPD and dispatchers in this time of need. Give them strength.
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    RIP brother. May God watch over the families and the injured brothers.
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    rest in peace and may GOD be with you all

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    Only 25, but did his duty to city and country. Semper fidelis. My thoughts and prayers for the other injured brothers.

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    Rest in peace Brother...

    God bless the fallen firefighter, his family, the F/Fs EMTs and ESU guys who pulled the trapped men out, his company, and the FDNY.
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    I just logged on and saw this as well. My heart is in my throat but May God whatch over everybody involved and help them get through this tragic time.

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    Default Mike Reilly

    A rookie New York City firefighter who served with the U.S. Marines in Iraq was killed and a veteran lieutenant critically injured Sunday after a group of firemen fell through the floor of a burning Bronx building, officials said. Firefighter Michael Reilly, 25, of Engine 75, was carrying a hose inside 1575 Walton Avenue, officials said, when the floor gave way beneath him, trapping him and four others in a cocoon of debris in the basement just before 1 p.m. Reilly, a former volunteer firefighter from Ramsey, N.J., and a Marine who fought in Operation Iraqi Freedom, was rescued from the rubble and rushed to Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead, officials said. Officials said Reilly apparently died from heart failure and suffered no burns in the fall.

    RIP Mike....

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