Funeral for FDNY Firefighter


MILL BASIN, Brooklyn (WABC) – A funeral will be held for the FDNY firefighter who died while trying to save victims of a crash in Brooklyn.

Steven Pollard, 30, died Sunday when he fell through a gap on the Belt Parkway while responding to a car accident.

Hundreds of firefighters are expected to attend.

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The New York Rangers stopping to pay their respects Thursday night with a moment of silence, saying Pollard was a passionate Rangers fan.

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Funeral Held for FDNY Firefighter

BETHPAGE, Long Island (WABC) – The funeral will be held Thursday for FDNY firefighter William Tolley, who fell to his death while battling a fire in Queens last week. Live Video Link

Services will be at 11 a.m. at St. Martin of Tours, at 220 Central Ave., in Bethpage.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the “William N. Tolley’s Children’s Educational Fund” at