Photo Gallery: Remembering New York City's 23rd Street Fire that killed 12 firefighters

  • Source: New York Daily News - Metered Site
  • Published: 10/17/2020 06:15 AM

On Oct. 17, 1966, 12 firefighters were killed in what was the deadliest day for the New York City Fire Department until the 9/11 terror attacks. Two chiefs, two lieutenants, and eight firefighters lost their lives as they tried to battle a fire at 22nd Street by entering a building on 23rd Street before it collapsed.


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