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Fallen FDNY Firefighter Brought Back Home

By THOMAS MARRA , Correspondent | February 28, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 022821103

Fire departments across the Capital Region honored a fallen FDNY firefighter as he was brought back home from Lake George, NY, on Sunday, February 28th. Firefighter Carmine Barresi passed away following a snowmobile accident on Lake George on Thursday, February 25th. Fire Departments from across the area lined the overpasses of the Northway and New York State Thruway as a procession of New York State Police and FDNY vehicles transported Barresi back home. Barresi was a member of FDNY Engine Company 64 in the Bronx. Special thanks to the New Baltimore Fire Department for bringing a truck to the Route 144 overpass on short notice to be a part of the procession.

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