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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 Thomas V. Regan has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and the members of the Garden City Park Fire Department.

Name: Thomas V. Regan

Rank: Firefighter

Age: 82

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of Service: 38

Date of Incident: 01/26/2011

Time of Incident: 0800hrs

Date of Death: 02/17/2011

Fire Department: Garden City Park Fire Department

Address: 2264 Jericho TPKE, Garden City Park, NY 11040-4725

Fire Department Chief: William Rudnick

Incident Description: Firefighter Regan passed away from an injury he suffered from a fall while responding to a carbon-monoxide alarm during an ice storm in late January.

Incident Location: Pending

Funeral Arrangements: At the request of the family, private services will be held 02/18/2011 (viewing), and 02/19/2011 (funeral).

Memorial Fund Contact and Address: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Thomas V. Regan at

To date, 21 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2011; 18 from incidents that occurred in 2011 and three from previous year’s incidents. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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