Son of Staten Island 9/11 hero, FF Kenneth Kumpel, graduates from Fire Academy

Carl Kumpel, who lost his father, FF Kenneth Kumpel in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, has joined the FDNY reports Irene Spezzamonte in the Staten Island Advance.

‘”To have the opportunity to help people is an honor,” Kumpel said. “But this means so much more knowing my father would be proud of me following in his footsteps.” ‘

The class of 304 graduated on Tuesday.

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