One firefighter died this afternoon trying to extinguish a fire at 930 Flushing Avenue, where a two story commercial building went up in flames. The firefighter has been identified as Lieutenant Rich Nappi of Engine 237. Five other firefighters were injured—four with minor injuries, and one with serious injuries—that seriously injured FDNY member is now listed in stable condition at Kings County Hospital.
The firefighter who died fighting a Bushwick warehouse inferno yesterday was a 9/11 responder who leaves behind a wife and two children. Lt. Richard Nappi, a 17-year veteran of the department, is survived by his wife Mary Anne, his ... Read Post
A man was found dead as firefighters extinguished a blaze on the top floor of a three-story brick commercial building in Flushing, Queens, on Saturday afternoon, the authorities said. Read Post