New York City firefighter falls several stories, dies


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NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City firefighter has died after falling five stories while battling a fire in Queens.It happened at an apartment building around...

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WTOP reports:

New York City firefighter falls several stories, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City firefighter died Thursday after falling five stories while battling a fire in Queens, officials said. William Tolley, 42, was on the roof of the apartment building during…

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The Inquisitr reports:

New York City Firefighter Dies After Falling From Roof Of Five-Story Apartment Building

A 42-year-old New York City firefighter, William Tolley, died Thursday afternoon after falling from the roof of a five-story apartment building while battling a fire in Queens, CBS New York reports.

At around 2:20 p.m., firefighters with the New York City Fire Department were combatting a fire that started on the second floor of an apartment building on 1615 Putnam Avenue in a Ridgewood neighborhood.

Along with other NYC firefighters, Tolley, a 14-year veteran, was stationed on the rooftop “to...

Fox News reports:

New York City firefighter dies after fall while battling blaze

A New York City firefighter died Thursday after he fell several stories while battling a blaze in the borough of Queens.