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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Mayor Eric Adams and Hearth Commissioner Laura Kavanagh introduced on Friday that William Moon of Lengthy Island, a firefighter, is not going to survive vital accidents suffered in a fall earlier this week at his firehouse in Brooklyn.
“This morning, it turned clear that firefighter Moon, a 21-year-veteran of the FDNY, is not going to survive his vital accidents,” stated a information launch from the FDNY. “His household has made the choice to donate his organs to save lots of the lives of others.”
Moon, 47, of Islip, fell about 20 ft and suffered a severe head damage shortly earlier than midday on Monday whereas making ready for a drill at Rescue Firm 2 at 1815 Sterling Place. He was instantly handled for his accidents by his fellow firefighters and was then rushed by FDNY EMS to Kings County Hospital in vital situation, in response to the FDNY.
Moon additionally served as a member of the Islip Volunteer Hearth Division on Lengthy Island, together with as chief of division in 2017, in response to the assertion.
“It is a heartbreaking loss for New York’s Bravest, and for our whole metropolis,” the mayor stated within the assertion. “Firefighter Moon was a devoted public servant who spent greater than 20 years saving the lives of New Yorkers and can proceed to take action in his passing. We be a part of all the Hearth Division and each New Yorker in mourning his loss, and pray for firefighter Moon, his household, and his pals.”
“Our hearts are damaged for firefighter Moon’s household and pals, and for our whole division,” the fireplace commissioner stated within the assertion. “He spent his life serving to others, right here on the FDNY, and on Lengthy Island, as a volunteer fireplace chief.
“Firefighting was in his bones, and he embodied the spirit and keenness of our division. He was obsessed with organ donation, and simply as he saved numerous lives figuring out of the firehouse, he’ll proceed to save lots of lives in his passing.”
Appointed to the FDNY on Could 5, 2002, Moon started his profession in Ladder Firm 133 in Queens the place he labored for 20 years earlier than being detailed to Rescue Firm 2 in Brooklyn earlier this 12 months, in response to the FDNY assertion.
Moon is survived by his spouse, Kristina, and their two youngsters.
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