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Thu Apr 20, 2017, 04:34 PM

FDNY Firefighter Dies After Falling From Apartment Building While Battling Fire: Officials

FDNY Firefighter Dies After Falling From Apartment Building While Battling Fire: Officials

A 14-year veteran of the FDNY was killed after falling several stories while battling an apartment fire in Queens on Thursday afternoon, officials said.
The fire broke out shortly after 2 p.m. on the second floor of a five-story apartment building on Putnam Avenue in Ridgewood.

The 42-year-old firefighter fell while battling the blaze, witnesses said. He was taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in serious condition and later died, according to officials.


SOURCE-http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/NYC-FDNY-Firefighter-Killed-in-Ridgewood-Queens-Apartment-Fire-420002713.html

He fell 5 stories and landed on his oxygen tank which then exploded


You cant pay firemen enough IMO

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