Monday, January 7, 2019

FDNY firefighter Steven Pollard dead after fall from bridge


This is so tragic to happen to a firefighter so young to the job.
  FDNY fighters are all heroes that put their lives on the line every time they respond to a call.    

NY Post reports an FDNY firefighter died Sunday after falling from the Belt Parkway’s Mill Basin drawbridge in Brooklyn — where he was trying to save two injured motorists who flipped their car and got trapped.

Steven Pollard, 30, a probationary firefighter with Ladder Company 170, was attempting to reach the victims on foot — and was crossing over from the eastbound lanes to the westbound lanes, where their vehicle was — when he fell to the ground below.

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