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Gary M. Valentino


Firefighter Valentino was working in a light-duty assignment as a division driver. He had been on duty for approximately 12 hours when he became tired and went to rest in a bunkroom. Fellow firefighters found him unconscious approximately 3 hours later. Firefighter started CPR and EMS was requested. Firefighter Valentino could not be revived. Incident Location: 3929 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10465 (USNG: 18T WL 9965 1958)
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Gary M. Valentino was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

Fire Department City of New York
9 Metro Tech Center
USNG: 18T WL 8579 0516
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Chief: Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano

Age: 41
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: November 26, 2010 00:21
Date of death: November 26, 2010
Cause of fatal injury: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of fatal injury: Heart Attack
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: April 06, 2016