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First Responders and Motorcyclists Mourn Minneapolis Firefighter Shot Dead While Off Duty

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, first responders, motorcyclists and other area residents are mourning the loss of a beloved local firefighter and biker killed in a weekend shootout. Joseph C. Johns was known throughout the United States as an avid motorcycle rider who rode more than 100,000 miles on his KARE11 motorcycle, according to his friends. report. […]

Off-duty firefighter saves man trapped in flaming car in Brooklyn

An FDNY lieutenant was called into action early Saturday morning in Brooklyn when he and his wife came upon a car engulfed in flames, with the driver trapped inside. According to FDNY Lt. Richard Cannon, the couple was driving home from a friend’s house in Staten Island to Breezy Point around 3 a.m. with their […]

Tunnel to Towers pays off mortgage for widow of fired FDNY firefighter

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation has paid off the mortgage for the family of the late former FDNY firefighter Derek Floyd. This is what his widow called a “miracle.” Floyd died of a heart attack last month, and his wife, Christine, was left with little money to cover their living expenses after being laid off […]

NY Firefighter Dies Months After City Layoffs from Migrant Crisis

A New York City firefighter has died of a heart attack, months after he was fired over the city’s cost-cutting measures in response to the ongoing immigration crisis. Derek Floyd, 36, reportedly went into cardiac arrest and died earlier this month, four months after the city cut staff and reduced housing and services costs for […]