Battalion chief Michael Fahy, a 17-year veteran and father of three, dies in an explosion at a house in the Bronx.
It happened after a passerby reported the smell of gas, in an area under investigation as a possible marijuana grow house. Michael Fahy served the department for 17 years and was a father of three.
Michael Fahy, a "rising star" in the New York Fire Department, was killed by falling debris responding to an explosion at a possible marijuana grow house
The beloved battalion chief who died Tuesday after a Bronx residence exploded was a second-generation firefighter and father of three.
Chief Michael J. Fahy, 44, quickly climbed the ranks of the Fire Department, only to become the 1,145th firefighter to die in the line of duty.