It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 48th Line Of Duty Death for 2014 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Lieutenant Gordon Michael Ambelas has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Fire Department City of New York.
Gordon M. Ambelas
Years of Service: 14
Date of Incident: 07/05/2014
Time of Incident: 2110hrs
Date of Death: 07/05/2014
Fire Department: Fire Department City of New York
Address: 9 Metro Tech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Fire Department Chief: Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro
Incident Description: Lieutenant Ambelas died from injuries sustained when he became trapped while searching for occupants of a burning high-rise residential building.
Incident Location: Independence Towers, 75 Wilson Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Gordon M. Ambelas at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 48 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2014. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/stati...