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The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: NY

It is in sadness and with great honor that we as a Brotherhood post a Line Of Duty Death for 2011 from the USFA. Fellow brother firefighter William Henry Quick has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to the family and the members of the Fire Department of New York.

William Henry Quick

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 55
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: Pending
Date of Incident: 09/11/2001
Time of Incident: 0848hrs
Date of Death: 01/18/2011

Fire Department: Fire Department City of New York
Address: 9 Metro Tech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Fire Department Chief: Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano

Incident Description: Firefighter Quick passed away from injuries sustained as a result of his response to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11th, 2001.

Incident Location: World Trade Center, New York City, NY.

Funeral Arrangements: A funeral mass was held on Tuesday (01/18) at St. Ignatius Martyr RC Church. Visitation, Macken Mortuary, Island Park Chapel, 3930 Long Beach Road, Thursday & Friday (01/20-21), 2-4 & 7-9 pm.

Interment, Saturday (01/22 @ 11:15 am), St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY. (

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter William Henry Quick at
To date, nine firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2011; seven from incidents that occurred in 2011 and two from a previous years incident. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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