Remembering 9/11

FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro and Chief of Department James E. Leonard honor those killed in the attacks at the World Trade Center 16 years ago by laying a wreath at the Firemen’s Memorial in Riverside Park (VIA FDNY)

This morning, at 8:46am and 9:03am there were moments of silence across the city, to remember those that died as the result of the 9/11 attacks. Three hundred and forty three firefighters and twenty three police officers were among those killed on the day. Deaths of many more first responders are being linked to the attacks.

Last Friday, 32 names were added to the World Trade Center Memorial Wall at FDNY Headquarters in Brooklyn, bringing the total to 159 FDNY members.

“Our World Trade Center Memorial Wall is a testament to their courage 16 years ago, and in the face of illness. It is a symbol of our Department’s bravery, and it demonstrates the dangers our members face, and the lengths they will go to honor their sworn oaths. The 32 members we remember today were without question courageous and brave, they were dedicated and compassionate, and they performed their duties, no matter the cost,” said Commissioner Nigro.

Those added to the World Trade Center Memorial Wall are:
Firefighter Gary E. Celentani, Engine Company 233
Lieutenant Cruz Antonio Fernandez, Ladder Company 111
Firefighter Robert J. Ventriglia, Engine Company 207
Firefighter James M. Hicks, Engine Company 7
Firefighter Thomas A. Lynn, Engine Company 5
EMT Norman Valle, Station 20
Firefighter Thomas Farrell, Ladder Company 41
Firefighter Robert W. Johnson, Engine Company 81
Fire Marshal Gregorio Morales, Bronx Base
Firefighter William E. Woodlon, Engine Company 21
Lieutenant Ronald D. Biller, Engine Company 151
Captain Vincent R. Ungaro, Engine Company 235
Firefighter Paul F. Santoro, Engine Company 259
Firefighter John A. Dunn, Engine Company 230
Firefighter Harry L. Davis, Squad 18
Lieutenant Raymond W. Alexander, Engine Company 70
Firefighter Joseph P. O’Toole, Ladde Company 41
Firefighter Kevin A. Rooney Engine Company 42
Firefighter Brian J. Masterson, Marine 9
Firefighter Robert F. DiGiovanni, Ladder Company 144
Lieutenant Edith E. Torres, Bureau of Communications/EMD
Firefighter Robert E. Newman, Ladder Company 18
EMT Rose M. Scott, Bureau of Communications
Lieutenant Steven Sorger, Engine Company 6
Lieutenant Mario Bastidas, Station 58
Firefighter Roy E. Smith, Engine Company 156
Firefighter James J. Lanza, Ladder Company 43
Paramedic Mark A. Harris, Station 23
Firefighter Raymond J. Pfeifer, Engine Company 40
Lieutenant William J. Kelly, Ladder Company 116
Firefighter William J. Gormley, Ladder Company 174
Marine Engineer Robert W. Alexander Marine 1

This morning:

— NYPD Chief of Patrol (@NYPDChiefPatrol) September 11, 2017


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