Fallen Heroes

Honoring the Bravest of the Brave

Every day, firefighters put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe. They rush towards danger while everyone else is running away. They are the true heroes who risk everything to protect us from harm.

But sometimes, tragedy strikes, and we lose one of our own. When a firefighter falls in the line of duty, it’s a devastating loss for their family, their colleagues, and the entire community. That’s why we must never forget the sacrifice they made and honor their memory.

SIGNAL 5-5-5-5 Transmitted
FireFighter Joseph Westcott
LODD: 11/24/1930
Cause: Responding to a box alarm apparatus was cut off of a vehicle causing it to leave roadway and crash. FF Westcott was thrown from apparatus sub-coming to his injuries.
He is forever memorialised on the New York State Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Roll of Honor. Section 21 Top
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