Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Death of Detective Christian Lindsay, NYPD ESU

Detective Christian Lindsay, 48, of the NYPD’s elite Emergency Services Unit, has died of World Trade Center-related brain cancer. Funeral details will be posted when we have them.

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Hundreds turn up for Queens funeral of EMS victim of September 11

Hundreds of FDNY members attended St. Rita’s Catholic Church for the funeral of FDNY EMS Lt. Edith Torres, who died of  World Trade Center-related cervical cancer, reported Chelsia Rose Marcius and Ginger Adams Otis in the New York Daily News. Torres was 46. She survived the terrorist attack. Her partner, Paramedic Carlos Lillo, was killed when the towers collapsed.

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‘In his footsteps’: Dutchess County resident Aric Tegtmeier, whose father died on 9/11, joins New York Fire Department

Aric Tegtmeier, who was 6 years old on the day terrorists killed his father, FDNY Firefighter Paul Tegtmeier, has followed his father onto the FDNY, reports Diane Pineiro-Zucker, in the Daily Freeman. Aric Tegtmeier, 21, is now an EMT with Station 27. The elder Tegtmeier served with Ladder Company 46, but on September 11th, had rotated to Engine […]

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