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Raymond Nakovics


Firefighter Nakovics suffered a heart attack at the scene of a multiple alarm high-rise fire.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
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.

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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Age: 49
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: April 29, 1998
Date of death: April 29, 1998
Cause of fatal injury: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of fatal injury: Heart Attack
Emergency duty: Yes

Last updated: January 10, 2018