Raymond Nakovics, Firefighter

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Firefighter Nakovics suffered a heart attack at the scene of a multiple alarm high-rise fire.

Department information

Fire Department City of New York - Engine Company 39
9 Metro Tech Center
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Chief: Commissioner Thomas VonEssen

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Raymond Nakovics was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 49
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: April 29, 1998
Date of death: April 29, 1998
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Emergency duty: Yes