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Lt. Richard A. Nappi of Engine Company 237. (Credit: FDNY)

Lt. Richard A. Nappi of Engine Company 237. (Nov. 2, 2007)

Firefighter Richard Nappi dies fighting blaze

Richard Nappi, 47, of Farmingville, who served as an FDNY lieutenant, died while fighting a fire in Brooklyn. (April 16, 2012)

Members of FDNY Engine 237 bow their heads
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Members of FDNY Engine 237 bow their heads after ceremonial bunting is hung in honor of Lt. Richard Nappi who died a day earlier while fighting a fire in Brooklyn. (April 17, 2012)

Members of FDNY Engine 237 bow their heads
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Members of FDNY Engine 237 bow their heads after ceremonial bunting is hung in memory of Lt. Richard Nappi, who died April 16, 2012, while responding to a fire in Brooklyn. (April 17, 2012)

Black drapes adorn the outside of the Farmingville
(Credit: John Roca)

Black drapes adorn the outside of the Farmingville Fire Department in honor of FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi who died while fighting a fire in Brooklyn. (April 16, 2012)

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Flags are flown at half-staff at the Farmingville
(Credit: John Roca)

Flags are flown at half-staff at the Farmingville Fire Department in honor of FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi who died while fighting a fire in Brooklyn. (April 16, 2012)

Purple bunting adorns the truck bays at the
(Credit: James Carbone)

Purple bunting adorns the truck bays at the Farmingville Fire Department in honor of FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi who died while fighting a fire in Brooklyn. (April 16, 2012)

The engine comes home to engine company 237
(Credit: Stephanie Keith)

The engine comes home to engine company 237 after FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi died in a fire earlier in the day in Brooklyn, NY. (April 16, 2012)

The engine comes home to engine company 237
(Credit: Stephanie Keith)

The engine comes home to engine company 237 after FDNY Lt. Richard Nappi died in a fire earlier in the day in Brooklyn, NY. (April 16, 2012)

Firetrucks are parked down the street from the
(Credit: Jason Andrew)

Firetrucks are parked down the street from the AMR warehouse that suffered a box fire on Flushing Ave in Brooklyn. Lieutenant Richard Nappi, 47 of Farmingville was killed and 5 others were injured in the warehouse fire. (April 16, 2012)

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FDNY Lt. Rich Nappi, seen in a photo
(Credit: Lloyd Mitchell)

FDNY Lt. Rich Nappi, seen in a photo from August 2010. Nappi died while fighting a fire in Bushwick. (April 16, 2012)

Firemen at the scene of a fire at
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Firemen at the scene of a fire at 930 Flushing Ave. in Bushwick, where FDNY Lt. Rich Nappi died in the line of duty. (April 16, 2012)

An injured FDNY fireman is transported to the
(Credit: BMR Breaking News)

An injured FDNY fireman is transported to the hospital from the scene of a fire at 930 Flushing Ave. in Bushwick, where FDNY Lt. Rich Nappi died in the line of duty. (April 16, 2012)

Scene of fire at 930 Flushing Ave. in
(Credit: Jason Andrew)

Scene of fire at 930 Flushing Ave. in Bushwick where FDNY fireman Richard Nappi died fighting a fire. (April 16, 2012)

Lt. Richard A. Nappi of Engine Company 237.
(Credit: FDNY)

Lt. Richard A. Nappi of Engine Company 237. (Nov. 2, 2007)

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