Marking the Anniversary of the Fatal Waldbaum Super Market Fire

August 2 marks the anniversay of the 1978 fire that led to the deaths of six FDNY firefighters in the Line of Duty and injured more than 35, some seriously.

The following firefighters were killed: Lt. James Cutillo 39, 33rd Battalion, Fr Charles Bouton 38, Ladder Co 156, Fr William O’Conner 29, Ladder Co 156, Fr James P McManus, 48, Ladder Co 153, Fr George Rice, 38, Ladder Co 153, Fr Harold F. Hastings, 40, Ladder Co 153.

Read a report from the National Technical Information Service here

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