We want to express our deepest regrets and condolences on the death of Lt. Richard A. Nappi, Engine 237, a 17-year veteran of the FDNY who suffered an apparent heart attack while battling a three-alarm fire April 16 in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Lt. Nappi, who lived in Suffolk County and leaves behind a wife and two children, was 47 years old.
Philadelphia Fire LODD:
It is with deepest regret and sorrow we report the line-of-duty deaths of Philadelphia Fire Lt. Robert Neary, 60, and Firefighter Daniel Sweeney, 25. Both men, killed in the line of duty on 4/9/2012, were from Ladder Co. 10, Philadelphia, PA. Lt. Neary has been with the Department for 37 years. Sweeney served for six years.
Lt. Robert Ryan died in the line of duty while fighting a fire at 12:32 am November 23, 2008 at 39 Van Buren Street on Staten Island. Lt. Ryan worked in Engine 6 from 2001 until 2005.
Probationary Firefighter Jamel M. Sears died at Mt. Sinai Medical Center on November 11, where he was taken after falling unconscious following completion of a training exercise at the Department’s training academy located at Randall’s Island on November 10.
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