Gary M. Valentino, Firefighter

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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)

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

Gary M. Valentino was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 41
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: November 26, 2010 00:21
Date of death: November 26, 2010
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office