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Thomas Wylie


Carbon monoxide poisoning as a result of injuries while battling an apartment fire.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Thomas Wylie 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 of New York City Ladder Company 18
250 Livingston Street
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Chief: Anthony Fusco

Age: 30
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: December 27, 1994
Date of death: January 3, 1995
Cause of fatal injury: Exposure
Nature of fatal injury: Asphyxiation
Activity type: Search and Rescue
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: March 28, 2018