FIREFIGHTERS, a lieutenant, 54, died of a heart attack after a 24-hour shift, officials say

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A 54-year-old lieutenant with the New York City Fire Department, died of a heart attack early Saturday after completing a 24-hour shift to respond to a kitchen fire-and-a-half-a-dozen of the other emergency conditions, the department said.

Lt Brian J. Sullivan of the Squad Company 41 in the Bronx, told the other firefighters that he was experiencing “pain and discomfort” after he had responded to a fire on Thursday afternoon, with a three-day period. He has continued to respond to emergency calls on Friday, according to a Facebook post by the FIRE.


Sullivan was struck by a fatal heart attack at his home in Monroe, new york, new york, on Friday evening, after getting home from a 24-hour per day tour of it, and was, as a matter of urgency for the Orange County Regional Medical Center from a heart attack. He died at 12:10 pm on a Saturday.

“This is a tragic loss to the fire department and the city of New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. “Brian Sullivan was a dedicated fire fighter who is himself in harm’s way for 27 years to the lives of others. Our hearts and prayers go out to his wife, Irene, and two daughters, Nicole and Samantha.”

“Lieutenant Sullivan was a veteran of the fire officer, and a devoted member of the elite Special Operations Command, who bravely served the department for nearly three decades,” Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro said. “The city and the whole department is in mourning over the loss of this courageous person who has spent his career to the protection of life and property and to others and to save it from the evil.”

Sullivan is the 1,153 rd is a member of the FDNY to die as a result of injuries sustained in the line of duty, according to the prosecutor’s office.

The department honored its fallen fire fighter, a 27-year-old veteran, is, by the setting up of a stock exchange, to the benefit of his two daughters, aged 22 and 17.


Captain Thomas McHugh, who was in the same group of people as Arthur, is a tribute to his colleagues at a memorial outside the fire station on Tuesday. Firefighters, dressed in purple and black bunting on the exterior of the building and placed flowers and memorabilia in the area of photographs of Sullivan’s.

“He has been at the heart of the fire. He’s always had a good word to say and was always willing to teach and share his knowledge and experience, and he was always smiling. He has been a role model for everyone, and we all followed it,” McHugh said. “He was my lieutenant, and I was the captain, and I looked up at him. I had respect for what he has done.

“It is clear that he will be sorely missed.”

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