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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: NY

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 48th Line Of Duty Deaths in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Antonio Rodriques has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Yonkers Fire Department.

Antonio Rodriques

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 49
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 12

Date of Incident: 05/09/2012
Time of Incident: Pending
Date of Death: 07/31/2012

Fire Department: Yonkers Fire Department
Address: 5-7 New School ST, Yonkers, NY 10701
Fire Department Chief: Acting Fire Commissioner John Flynn

Incident Description: Firefighter Rodriques passed away from complications related to a hemorrhagic stroke he suffered during fire department training.

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Antonio Rodriques at

To date, 48 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2012. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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