Annual memorial service held for fall...

Annual memorial service held for fallen Bridgeport firefighters Steven Velasquez, Michel Baik

There are 2 comments on the story from Jul 24, 2014, titled Annual memorial service held for fallen Bridgeport firefighters Steven Velasquez, Michel Baik. In it, reports that:

Bridgeport firefighters gathered for an emotional ceremony today to remember two colleagues who were killed in the line of duty four years ago.

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Since: Jun 14

Stratford, CT

#1 Jul 24, 2014
Pray for them.
Nulli Secundus

Woodbury, CT

#2 Jul 26, 2014
Wait - these are the two guys who stayed in a burning house on CLEANUP DUTY, EVEN AFTER their 'low air' alarms started ringing...

"stupidity equals bravery': only in bridgeport.

Yeah, it's a shame they died, but the first thing they teach you when using breathing gear is that the 'low air' alarm MEANS SOMETHING VERY VERY IMPORTANT... having to do with the AIR... that you are RUNNING OUT OF... that you NEED TO SURVIVE... in all that SMOKE... which you CAN'T breathe... IS THIS MAKING SENSE TO YOU?


firemen at the scene testified that they heard two alarms ringing on the second floor and those two guys were the only ones up there. QED.

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