Tag Archives: Ladder Co. 4

Firefighter John Tipping II

John Tipping II, 33, eventually followed his retired firefighter father into the FDNY, but not before he spent several years focusing more on skiing and snowboarding than on any career. That last winter, he also got his father back onto … Continue reading

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Firefighter Samuel Oitice

Firefighter Samuel Oitice, 45, was a lifelong resident of Peekskill, NY, north of NYC along the Hudson River. He served there as a police officer for 4 years before joining the FDNY in 1992. He remained a volunteer firefighter in … Continue reading

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Firefighter Michael Haub

September 11, 2001, was the first time 15-month-old Kiersten said “Dada,” pointing to the picture of her father, Firefighter Michael Haub. His family was all around her in the living room, tensely watching the TV.
 Michael Haub had only been … Continue reading

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Firefighter Michael E. Brennan

Michael Emmett Brennan, 27, was known simply as Mikey B. Born into a large Irish Catholic family in Queens, Mikey B was the prankster of the family. As a child, his favorite TV show was CHiPs, so no one was … Continue reading

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Firefighter Joseph Angelini, Jr.

There is only one set of father and son among the 343. Given how many sons follow their firefighter fathers into this career, they might not have been the only ones, but they were. Joseph Angelini, Jr., 38, of Ladder … Continue reading

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Lt. Daniel O’Callaghan

Lieutenant Daniel O’Callaghan of Ladder 4 was promoted to Captain on September 10, 2011. He had two young children at home and when he worked a 24-hour shift, he left post-it notes throughout the house for his family to find … Continue reading

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Capt. David Wooley

David Wooley, 54, was Captain of Ladder 4. Besides being a successful 31-year veteran of the FDNY, he also had a profitable business on the side hanging wallpaper with his son and firefighter brother. This job including hanging wallpaper in … Continue reading

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