Tag Archives: Engine Co. 33

Firefighter Keithroy Maynard

  Keithroy Maynard was recruited to the department by his father, a firefighter of 36 years. Keith soon joined the Vulcan Society, an organization of black firefighters. He made it his mission to help bring more black firefighters into the … Continue reading

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Firefighter Robert King, Jr.

Firefighter Robert King, Jr., was a father of three. A master carpenter in his spare time, he loved making furniture including bunk beds for his boys, deck chairs to give as gifts, and “a beautiful trestle table for his firehouse … Continue reading

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Firefighter Robert Evans

  His sense of humor earned Robert Evans the nickname of “Jerry Lewis” at Engine Company 33. This 36-year-old had been in the FDNY for 7 years on 9/11. His mother wrote that his parting words to everyone were always … Continue reading

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Firefighter Michael Boyle

  Like his close friend David Arce, Firefighter Michael Boyle had just finished the night shift when the alarms rang and he jumped on the truck to ride in “heavy.” A 37-year-old champion marathoner, he followed his father into the … Continue reading

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Firefighter David Arce

  David Arce, 36, was nicknamed “Buddha” “because of his strong belief that his purpose in life was to aid and serve.” He had just finished his night shift that morning but accompanied his best friend Michael Boyle in responding … Continue reading

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Lt. Kevin Pfeifer

In the documentary “9/11,” filmed by the French Naudet brothers, the men of Engine 33 can be seen in the lobby of the North Tower. The Battalion Chief in the North Tower is Joseph Pfeifer, brother to Lieutenant Kevin Pfeifer … Continue reading

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