Firefighter Kevin Prior

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Kevin Prior, 28, became a Junior Firefighter at 14 and a full-fledged volunteer firefighter at 18 in Bellmore, Long Island.

Engaged to be married in 2012, they had taken a 3-week trip to Ireland the summer of 2001. He was planning and studying for the Lieutenant’s exam.

Prior had followed his father into the NYPD but jumped at the first chance he had to join the FDNY. His boat was named the “Fire Escape”

His remains were found three weeks after 9/11.

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