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Firefighter Dead, Others Injured in Three-Alarm Brooklyn (NY) Warehouse Fire

04/16/2012
One firefighter was killed and several others injured while battling a three-alarm warehouse fire Monday in Brooklyn, New York. Two firefighters were in critical condition and four were in serious condition when they were taken an area hospital, CBS 2 reports (http://cbsloc.al/IHJuNV). Sources told CBS 2 that a Fire Department of New York (FDNY) lieutenant was one of the firefighters inside the warehouse battling the fire. When he emerged he reportedly went into cardiac distress. He was taken to the hospital and died. UPDATE: The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/HIpfez) identifies the firefighter as Fire Lt. Richard Nappi, 47. Nappi served the Fire Department for 17 years and worked as a f...

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