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Two Webster (NY) Firefighter Names Added to State Memorial

The names of two West Webster firefighters killed by a deranged gunman in a Christmas Eve ambush were among nine added to the state Fallen Firefighters Memorial, reports the Democrat & Chronicle. The families of Michael Chiapperini and Tomasz Kaczowka -- both volunteer firefighters in the Monroe County town -- received memorial flags from Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy at the event near the state Capitol, where the wall with the names of 2,381 firefighters killed in the line of duty stands. "The whole landscape changed," said Duffy, the former mayor and police chief of Rochester, of the Webster shootings that drew national attention. "Firefighters are trained to go forward and p...

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