Michael Cardinale, Sr.
East Farmingdale Fire Company
Years of Service: 25
Date of Incident: December 18, 2019
Date of Death: December 18, 2019
On Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at approximately 1140hrs., Firefighter Michael Cardinale, Sr., responded to a vehicle crash. After returning to the station, he went upstairs to the sitting area. Approximately 25 minutes later, a fellow firefighter found him unresponsive and immediately performed life-saving efforts to revive him. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.