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West Sayville FD Ex-Chief Harry D'Onofrio Answers Last Alarm

By PATRICK DONOFRIO, Correspondent | April 14, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 042521100

WEST SAYVILLE, NY - On April 14th, Ex-Chief and 43-year member, Harry D'Onofrio of the West Sayville Fire Department, answered his last alarm after battling an illness related to his rescue and recovery efforts on September 11th, 2001. Ex-Chief D'Onofrio was also a member of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit where he worked tirelessly alongside other members of the NYPD during his response to the World Trade Center. Members of the West Sayville Fire Department, the NYPD, and family and friends paid their respects to honor him for his life long dedication of service.

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