Rescue 5

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Staten Island, NY

Branch of Service: Fire and Rescue


Of the 2,977 victims killed on September 11th, 343 FDNY members made the Supreme Sacrifice. Today we honor the brave men of Rescue 5 lost during the attacks. Since 2012, the Carry The Load National Relay has stopped at Rescue 5 to honor our fallen heroes.

Battalion Chief Louis J. Modafferi, 45
Lt. Harvey L. Harrell, 49
Lt. Michael T. Russo, 44
Firefighter Michael C. Fiore, 46
Firefighter Carl V. Bini, 44
Firefighter John P. Bergin, 39

Lt. Joseph A. Mascali, 44
Firefighter Allan Tarasiewicz, 45
Firefighter Douglas C. Miller, 34
Firefighter Nicholas P. Rossomando, 35
Firefighter Andre G. Fletcher, 37
Firefighter Jeffrey Palazzo, 33


Date of Death: September 11, 2001

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